To encourage you to keep going.
To remind you to be strong.

Published on May 8, 2014 in Picture Quotes, Quote of the Day

“If you’re struggling, you deserve to make self-care a priority. Whether that means lying in bed all day, crying, sleeping, rescheduling plans, finding an escape through a good book, watching your favorite tv show, or doing nothing at all — give yourself permission to put your healing first. Quiet the voice telling you to do more and be more, and today, whatever you do, let it be enough. Feel your feelings, breathe, and be gentle with yourself. Acknowledge that you’re doing the best you can to cope and survive. And trust that during this time of struggle, it’s enough.”
~Danielle Koepke


  1. Tustles Lake May 8, 2014 Reply

    Thankyou so much for this. I really needed to hear this. I know I should relax take it easy but then you start to feel useless and when I do do things i over do it and I am flat on my back for a week. When you are used to being strong it is so hard to realize At this time i just can’t do it. Thankyou you made my day. Sometimes it is easier to hear the truth from a stranger. God Bless KTF Your Forever Friend Tustles Lake.

  2. Karen May 9, 2014 Reply

    Thank you I love this. It is so true we feel like we need to be productive all the time. Sometimes you need time off and to just be kind to ourselves. I am going to print this out and keep it. Sometimes a day of chick flicks that make me laugh and cry are just what I need.

  3. Johanna Kidd May 13, 2014 Reply

    Crying does more than just help you to face&greive for a relationship (or whatever it is your sad about), think about the cleansing to your eyes! They will sparkle after the tears&thats life really!

  4. Jl November 30, 2017 Reply

    Yes. I do. I thought I was doing wrong by crying or reading a book. Maybe I was supposed to do something else.. Guess I am doing right way and it’s gonna be ok

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