You Are Not Your Mental Illness, You Are Your Soul

Original post by Jaunsen Dizon “Lonely Blue Boy” – A warm message about mental illness, and that we are not our illness at all. A must read. 🙂

Lonely Blue Boy

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You are simply you. You are the soul that observes what both your brain and your mind is doing at the present moment. You are the soul that goes by with your name. The feelings that you are feeling right now are not you. Just like the thoughts you are having—they’re inherently empty for they are not you and they’re not happening to you. They’re just simply happening like how a wave is dancing with the whole ocean itself.

Here’s the truth: Having this sickness in your brain was never your choice to begin with. It was never your fault. It’s just a part of you. And it does hurt on a daily basis. And you’re a marvelous badass for fighting it even if it terrifies you.

Remembering that you are not your mental illness is part of the daily battle. Remembering that you are enough is your ultimate weapon…

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