Sometimes the build up is just too much... or maybe life came out of nowhere and knocked you on your arse! My WRAP plan and the wellness strategies I've learned over the years, helped me get through a rough patch recently. I felt crappy. No place was a safe space. The emptiness followed me where ever I went. Sure I thought about my plan and reviewed it in my mind. However, on the surface I told myself that I could not afford to give myself what I needed... and yet, here's the strange part... The more I thought about it, the more I started implementing the strategies, even as my mind was discounting them... Connecting with reassuring and affirming people at work and home. Comforting myself with tears, extra sleep, movies and popcorn. Reducing some of the instant demands by deleting some social media stuff and missing a few meetings. Although in the moment, I felt like things were breaking down, I was able to use my triggers action plans and a few new Wellness Tools to make it through . I have spent so much time developing my plans and practicing my tools, that when i needed it most, my plans were there. My WRAP plan helped me to remember that my needs are important even when I support some very important people. My VIP's appreciate having a happier, more peaceful me on their side!
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