People just love reading positive posts. We bloggers know that and most of us try to bring the value to our readers by publishing positive and motivational articles. Some of these topics are so reoccuring nowadays that sometimes it`s just too much. Ever heard of a phrase “too much good is bad?” Well, here is something to all of us who feel vulnerable at least once a week and are not ashamed of it 🙂 Why is it OK to cry?
As much as I love bringing joy and happiness to others by submitting pieces which are 100% positive, the truth is, this creates a culture of overachievers and change people’s minds so they think their life is not enough. But being happy doesn’t mean being ecstatic for every moment of your life. Those successful remedies to pull you out of a mysery work only so far and let’s be honest; life is not a constant journey to the top. There are setbacks and when they come…
It is OK to cry
In other words: It’s perfectly fine to let it all out. At least once in a while. Because if everything goes perfectly according to a plan, there must be something wrong. Life is not perfect and acting like it is often just makes things worse. But let’s be honest now. How many times did we try to ignore our problems and pretend like everything is going swimmingly? (I love that word. Just say it with me: “swimmingly”. Do you feel that?). I know I’m guilty.
You can’t always be the strong one. You can’t be the positive one all the time. You can’t be motivated every day for the rest of your life. I know. That’s a lot of can’t’s there (at least 3). But you are not a robot. It is your right to feel vulnerable. Lose motivation. Have doubts about yourself – sometimes. And if you do, let it all out. That’s the best course of action.
It’s not neccessary to cry in front of other people. It is not neccessary to show your weaknesses to others. And it’s not neccessary to dwell in your misery for a while…
… but it sure helps. It also let’s you express things that were buried inside of you. To risk blocking your emotion can backfire later if problems cummulate. So I want you to
Ask for a hug if you need one. There is nothing wrong with it.
Just don’t expect people to hug you all the time. While first hug feels like magic, others are just plain weird and tend to scare other people away with their sexual undertone 😀