• inner critic vs inner therapist

    My racing thoughts this morningYouCan'tDoItThereAreSoManyPeopleTheyWillKnowThatYou'reWeirdJustGoHome.My inner critic is like a tabloid headline"Awfully dressed millenial embarrasses herself in public. Again."My inner therapist reminds meYou're experiencing some social anxiety.That's okay.Everyone feels that way sometimes.Take a breath.ButICan'tBreatheThisIsTooMuchAAAaarrghI loose patience with myselfCould you just not? Just take a deep fucking breath. In (count to 4)AndOut (count to 4)There. See? Whatever it is you think you can't do, you ...

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    Tags:
    anxiety,
    inner critic,
    #facingfear,
    social anxiety,
    inner therapist
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  • Back In The Room

    Ground Yourself. Back in the Room.4-7-8.Breathe and continue.  “What was that like for you?”Time stops.I can no longer disconnectfrom my difficulties.I can no longer disconnect myself from the words that tumble out of my mouth.A Voice. Aloud withPeace and PainIntertwined identity. I sweat out confessions that unravel from my mind.My throat is a clogged up drainof memories I would rather forget.I speak. I remember. I regret it.Legacy of Altas in my bloodI carry round guilt as my rucksack.Until NowRepenting sinswith pen and paper in handwas ...

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    Tags:
    #recovery,
    #challenge,
    #talking,
    #speakyourtruth,
    #facingfear
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