I can’t let this morning pass by without greeting her in a special way. for you :) a romantic video of the non-icky variety. (god. this guy definitely has a lot of time in his hands) via gizmodo #happybirthdayapril #mehappier #nonromanticvideo
“The research suggests that giving ourselves a break and accepting our imperfections may be the first step toward better health. People who score high on tests of self-compassion have less depression and anxiety, and tend to be happier and more optimistic. Preliminary data suggest that self-compassion can even influence how much we eat and may help some people lose weight.”—
This article is, in my opinion, way too focused on weight loss, but the general principle is sound. This is what I try to do every day, because if I don’t go easy on myself, I end up in the Pit of Despair with just my depression and extreme anxiety for company. I have this paranoia that people think I’m selfish because of this, but it is literally what I have to do to keep myself healthy.