Hurt but Not Broken

I honestly believed there was something wrong with me for a very long time. In truth, I was hurting in silence and just needed an opportunity to heal. Instead, I beat myself up and let others abuse and take advantage of me until I was almost destroyed. A good friend finally told me I was not broken and I should never let anybody make me believe otherwise. Of course, I thought this was just lip service, but there was much truth in that statement. Once I came to an understanding of my pain and its origin I could start healing instead of trying to fix a part of me that was never broken in the first place. It is an entirely different concept.

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Author: Undeniably Sara

Hi, I'm Undeniably Sara. I'm learning how to live well with chronic illnesses by focusing on self-healing with the goal of lifelong health.

10 thoughts on “Hurt but Not Broken”

  1. reading Thich Nhat Hanh helped/helps me a lot. I still get panic attacks and depression and everything, but I feel like I learn something new about myself each bout. the key is to practice acceptance (mindfullness) and healing even when you are feeling OK at the moment, rather than waiting until you are overwhelmed.

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