It occurs to all of us typically – a number of occasions every week, I get stark reminders that I’m solely human. Typically these are acutely aware reminders, however many occasions the reminders are due to my bodily limitations. Like many individuals, one of many greatest reminder of my bodily limitations is that I get drained. I push myself bodily, mentally, emotionally, and so on., and by the top of the day (or few days) I’m exhausted. However due to my psychological well being challenges, I’ve numerous detrimental connotations with feeling drained, and it’s one thing I’ve come to detest. Right here’s how I figured this out – and the way to determine what’s subsequent.
I’m writing about this proper now as a result of over the weekend, I felt torpid. that feeling; whenever you’re so gradual and sluggish it doesn’t matter what you do, that you may go to sleep at a second’s discover. That’s the place I used to be, and I wasn’t having an excellent time.
I believe one of these factor occurs to everybody, but it surely’s one of many harder bodily emotions for me to cope with. I virtually really feel foolish typing all this, but it surely’s additionally one thing I do know to be true: I hate being drained. Greater than that, I’m embarrassed after I’m drained. I’m ashamed to be drained. And that negatively impacts my psychological well being.
Now in fact, I may blame it on hustle tradition, on being inundated by “the grind” or success or all the opposite ways in which pushing your self is glorified in immediately’s world. And whereas that’s positively an element, there’s a deeper fact that I don’t prefer to admit to myself, one thing that I’ve labored for years to eliminate. And that’s the concept typically, once in a while, I fail myself.
Failing shouldn’t be one thing to be afraid of, and for many individuals it’s not. Even for these whom it’s a worry, it doesn’t make or break their day. However for individuals who have needed to construct their confidence from the bottom up, who battle off despair, nervousness or some other psychological well being problem each day…let me simply say, some days it feels just like the strain is on. And I can’t give in to that feeling.
Coming to phrases with my limitations isn’t simple, however I don’t assume I spotted how very important it may be for my psychological well being. For a very long time, the problem was determining and recognizing my limits. Now that I’m capable of acknowledge them right here and there, I would like to search out well being methods to handle that. Off to perform a little research for my subsequent put up! Till then, be properly and take a look at your finest – that’s all we will do out right here.