You have to make your wellbeing a priority.


“Not all toxic people are cruel and uncaring. Some of them love us dearly. Many of them have good intentions. Most are toxic to our being simply because their needs and way of existing in the world force us to compromise ourselves and our happiness. They aren’t inherently bad people, but they aren’t the right people for us. And as hard as it is, we have to let them go. Life is hard enough without being around people who bring you down, and as much as you care, you can’t destroy yourself for the sake of someone else. You have to make your wellbeing a priority. Whether that means breaking up with someone you care about, loving a family member from a distance, letting go of a friend, or removing yourself from a situation that feels painful.
— Daniell Koepke

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7 Comments

  1. So nice poetry….I love it much….because I can relate it to what I had experienced….great facts of life…

  2. Thank you so much for this, learning boundaries and self love and this really hit home and is SO VERY APPRECIATED! Love the Lessons in LIfe!

  3. Love the poem, felt the pain…we all move forwards out of respect for others and ourselves. Our downs make us hard, but that does not mean we are not kind-hearted and caring. Love the insight in the daily newspaper, peace and love to all.

    1. Indeed commenter Guy Masters…we are nice and caring..kind.hearted…but maybe not in the right venue and right time to be in a person’s life…

      Having been pained means we loved and grieved over letting go…momentarily…because time heals…..the heart understands and the mind succumbs…..

      1. I couldn’t agree more… so many things happening at the same time…one never really knows what goes on in someone else’s life…l have always appreciated your valued posts… so great for the head…can’t thank you enough… always!

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