🎼 I’ve been waiting for this moment for all my life. Hold on. 🎼. Read between the lines. So good!!! Truly is a wordsmith genius.
Well, hello, Wonderfuls!
This feel-good (like having your hair brushed) post was inspired by a conversation I had with my funny, sensitive, bright, and resilient friend, “J-Dub”.
(You can find her at https://jilywily.wordpress.com/)
In response to my last post, she and I deep-end our bond by discussing our tendency to invalidate our triumph-over-challenges because, in hindsight, they can look so small…and because countless others have it so much worse.
And we confided that, without reminding ourselves to make self-compassion paramount, we are vulnerable to feeling like a self-indulgent whiners/weaklings.
But, here’s another take…
If uber-gifted/successful celebs such as Britney Spears can lose it, and Drew Barrymore can fall victim to addiction (to name but two snow flakes in a blizzard of talented people)—
and, they can find/fight their way back—
it makes sense that it’s not fair to make comparisons…
For, pain is pain and—while privilege…
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