You may have guessed that this is something important to me from the fact that it’s the name of my blog. 🙂 I’ve actually had this sticky note longer than I’ve had this blog. I wrote about what “Something over Nothing” means to me here a while ago.
What starts off as a bad day doesn’t have to end as one.
It’s a dialectic!
(update: this isn’t going to be an everyday thing. That feels like too much to me.)
I’ve been writing things on sticky notes or scraps of paper and posting them around my room for a while now. Sometimes when I pull myself out of a bad place, there’s some nugget — thought, belief, or quote — that helped me out of the darkness, and I jot it down so that I’ll remember it in the future. I’ve amassed a nice collection and would like to share them.
Here is one (fyi, with a swear word):
This has been inspiring me and giving me hope and confidence recently. I have been met with lots of challenges, but I have survived all of them.
I like It’s Okay Not to Be Okay‘s daily motivation quotes and would like to do something similar, so I will schedule these to be posted once a day for the next two weeks. Yay 🙂 I’m trying something new here in my blogging!
DBT connection: This is like the E in the “IMPROVE the moment” skill: Encouragement.