It’s 11:36 PM and I swear I hear the laugh from Thriller out my window and it’s coming from some middle age guy biking down the street saying “your boyfriend ain’t got nothing” *more menacing laughter* “I’ll rock your socks right off!”
He was alone.
On a bike.
Laughing and trash taking everyone’s boyfriend.
things to tell yourself if it’s one of those nights:
this, too, will pass.
you are loved. you are l o v e d. more than you can possibly imagine, for real and for always.
anxiety, depression, panic attacks, etc. are the result of chemical reactions in your brain going awry. they are not the truth of who you are, nor what life will always be like.
you were made to live forever. whatever you’re struggling with has a death certificate that’s already been signed.
think of the soft steady beat of stars turning in space. think of a night wind gently rustling through leaves. think of the in and out…..in…..out….of the ocean tides on the beach. get that rhythm in your head. okay. now…