365 Days

By Anonymous

So you did it. You survived another year. Added another 365 days to your life. No matter how they were. You celebrated the earth’s journey around the sun.

Milestone achieved. Kudos to you.

You woke up to the sun’s first rays of sunshine of this year. You woke up for the very first time in this new year. You can’t control events that haven’t happened. Neither can you control events that you know will happen. But what you can do is breathe. All you have to do is take a deep breath and take every day as it comes. One stepping stone at a time.

Did you make it to the next stepping stone? I’m proud of you, be proud of yourself. Be proud of yourself for the littlest achievements. Make yourself feel appreciated this year.

Didn’t make it? It’s just a stumble. Stuck in the waters between the two stones? It’s okay. You will pick yourself up. If you can’t do it alone, don’t hesitate to shout out for help. Don’t forget that you have people around you. Your people. They will help you reach that next stone.

And before you know it, you have done it again. You’ve crossed 365 stepping stones. You’ve added another 365 days to your life. Make sure that this time, at the dawn of the 365th day, you can look back with a grin on your face.

You don’t have to do big things this year.

You just have to live. For yourself. 

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