10 Reassurances That You’re Moving Forward, Even When It Doesn’t Feel Like It

Why you’re stronger than you think

George Kalantzis

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Photo by Jo Jo on Unsplash

It’s a peaceful Saturday morning, and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the room, calming me. Outside, mother nature has bestowed us with a late winter storm, and it feels good to be alive.

Here are ten simple reminders that you’re doing okay, even if it doesn’t feel like it.

  1. You woke up today, regardless of how exhausted you are. Despite the past screaming your name, you found the strength to splash cold water on your face and wash away the pain. This moment is a reminder that you are alive.
  2. You appreciate the simple things in life, like the first sip of coffee in the morning when no one else is around. It reminds you that life is beautiful.
  3. You have doubts about life, but that’s perfectly okay. Some days are easy, while others are not. Remember that you are human, and you are on the right path. It’s okay not to feel okay.
  4. You have a roof over your head and food to eat. Reflect on that, and consider the people fighting for survival worldwide.
  5. You have overcome obstacles before, proving you can continue to do so. Trust yourself enough to sit with your challenges, and remember that life will never be…

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George Kalantzis

George is a professional storyteller, a dad to a sassy and adventurous eight year-old girl, and the author Of Nowhere To Go