"I am living proof that no matter how bad life seems, it will always get better."
Say it. Say it out loud. Right now. And sit for a moment just marinating in the truth of the statement.
Maybe it’s hard to get the words out and even harder to believe. I’ll be real and say that I can see the truth in them as I walk through my own life, but I don’t always believe them. Sometimes the pain is too deep, the darkness is too thick, or the chaos is too blinding and I’m lost in the sea of self-pity. I look around and all I see is the negatives. That’s why this statement hits so deep. I can’t argue against it, no matter how I feel. Looking at even the deepest, coldest, loneliest moments have passed and my day to day has gotten better.
Today the greatest thing we can all do for ourselves and the greatest impact we can have on the world around us is simply to speak truth.
“I am living proof that no matter how bad life seems, it will always get better.” – (Insert your name here)
Say it. Say it out loud and let’s make it feel as real as it is true.
We are the proof.
Sarah Deats is the Hope Inc. Stories Inspiration Engineer. Her goals are to make a connection with everyone that she can while building community, spreading hope, and sparking change. She believes that while life may not be easy, it is never lived alone.