Global pandemics can be a sad state for the world to be in. Floating in limbo, uncertain of the future, it can be hard to ground yourself and sometimes hard to keep smiling. Each day I write myself goals and affirmations to help me overcome feelings of loneliness and grief. I've taken steps to look after myself in ways I didn't notice myself neglecting before.
My puppy came home to me on May 7th and a hole was filled in my heart that I never knew was missing to begin with. I have a best friend for lockdown and for life, I have a reason to get out of the house every single day and I'm happy to do it. I have responsibility and I'm challenged in a way I always enjoy. He's brought me joy throughout this tremulous time and I feel gratitude daily.
Being adaptable because sometimes things don't always go to plan when you have direction and purpose those things wouldn't change.
Moving out it wasn't easy but I knew it was necessary
Feeling the fear and doing it anyway
Graduating and training as a Trauma Informed Care Practitioner
Finally continuing to prioritising my mental health because I would feel like a hypocrite running a mental health service without prioritising my own