Cannot laugh at these. Life probably sucks big time right now. The most important thing? Do not let the bad keep you on the Pity pot too long.
Yes, you are the only one who can get up and off the Pity Pot. The strength lies within No other tips today but do think a bit and if you have not read yesterday’s post. Read it now.
Once pain fades recalling it reinforces it and that why self-pity is destructive, it creates the bad feelings over and over again.
Sadly often we don’t know we are caught in its web, because we feel entitled, get pleasure, and can more easily shrug off responsibility. Those three things increase the livelihood of more pain. Do not think I am denying pain and the fact that at times you are sitting drowning and have been pulled under by pain, then the most you can do means breaking down. That is survival, not sitting on a pity pot. However when you come up for air, you need to find a healthy distraction, feeling sorry is not one.
DAILY PROMPT: Cut Off – When was the last time you felt really, truly lonely?
We so need others in our lives that one thing driving us to the pity pot is loneliness. What to do? Almost anything healthy that absorbs your interest so much your forget the real world for a while. Any that even helps in the loneliest of times which is when others are around, but self absorbed,
Reading a page turner does it best for me. Writing or interacting on social media also get me enjoying more and reduces the chance of my hind end getting a red ring from pity pot sitting.
LINKS OF INTEREST
- Self pity (en.wikipedia.org)
- Letting go of pain (dbtselfhelp.coma)
- Self-soothing skills (Amazon.com)
- Emotional Intelligence (danielgoleman.info)
- Daily Post (wordpress.com)
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Thank you and work at staying strong until next time,. I work hard to do the same as life is often difficult but staying strong lets me find some good every day.