Life is messy.

It’s meant to be.

For the longest time, I was living out of my head, instead of my heart.

Trying to shut out bad feelings.

Running away from pain.

Seeking only happy experiences.

Five years ago, all that changed.

Now I cry more.

But I probably also laugh more.

And, even though it’s painful, it’s worth it.

This video from Nic Askew puts it very succinctly – “So Happy To Be So Sad”


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