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Anxious? Here are some nice words.

Anxious? Here are some nice words.
Anxious? Here are some nice words.

This week has been…hard.

I would say the hardest of my life, but I’ve had one week more difficult in my recollection.We’ll just stick to this week being incredibly hard.

I can’t talk about it due to a plethora of personal reasons.

But I need to write something comforting to get me through this next week, because today is a day for self care. It’s a day for anxiety-reducing yoga, green tea, simple foods, reading, painting my nails, light cleaning, and beginning to pack for my trip.

It’s also the day for comforting quotes. So if anyone else is having a hard week, struggling with fear and anxiety, feeling scared and alone, or anything else – these are for you and me.

“You forgive yourself for every failure because you are trying to do the right thing. God knows that and you know it. Nobody else may know it.”

Maya Angelou

“Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That’s one of my favorite things to say. So what.”

– Andy Warhol

“As a doctor, let me tell you what self-love does: It improves your hearing, your eyesight, lowers your blood pressure, increases pulmonary function, cardiac output, and helps wiring the musculature. So, if we had a rampant epidemic of self-love then our healthcare costs would go down dramatically. So, this isn’t just some little frou-frou new age notion, oh love yourself honey. This is hardcore science.”

– Dr. Christiane Northrop

Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.

-Astrid Alauda

“I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.”
– Steve Maraboli

Check out this Thought Catalog article if you’re looking for more. I’m going to try and practice these wise words actively in my life today. This chilly view with warm tea and a book seems to be a good place to start.


Stay tuned for my Travel Tuesday post on the perfect carry-on for a red-eye flight.

Camille Mae (2)

1 Comment
  • meeshty says:

    I hear you on the social eating – it’s so, so hard to be good when everyone else around you is having such a good time eating unhealthfully! Sometimes i think the only trick is to fill up on veg before you go so you’re not remotely hungry. Not exactly a healthy attitude to food and socialising but needs must…

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