Breathe. You’re going to be okay.


“Breathe. You’re going to be okay. Breathe and remember that you’ve been in this place before. You’ve been this uncomfortable and anxious and scared, and you’ve survived. Breathe and know that you can survive this too. These feelings can’t break you and they will pass. Maybe not immediately, but sometime soon, they are going to fade and when they do, you’ll look back at this moment and laugh for having doubted your resilience. I know it feels unbearable right now, but keep breathing, again and again. This will pass. I promise it will pass.”
— Daniell Koepke

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3 Comments

  1. Omg! I so needed this. I am anxiously awaiting some news and it needs to be over . I will forward this message.

    Thank you and God Bless.

  2. That is why I learned to use Mindfulness as a tool,Paul and Denise, and to pump up my spiritual beliefs (for me God) as well. We cannot and should not have to endure some things alone, but it happens. I know agony. I know pain. I really know anxiety and fear. On my cell phone I have an app called Mindful….. it is short and simple….but it helps me take a few moments break and relax as much as possible. Also, it is suggested that we do this mindfulness and relaxation (aka breathing – one of the best) regularly just as if they were prescribed daily. When I am in survive mode, I gather my tools that I have practiced with and start using them. Sometimes we do not survive; you are right. But the getting to there could be a bit better if we do our best to add some good things to the journey. I am not at all a super star at this, but I know it helps. I hope you both have a blessed day.

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