Nature isn’t passive, it’s neither rushed nor aimless. It has vibrancy, resiliency and purpose. It is home to many who rely on its seasons and cycles. It is home to us too and has so much to share if we just stop and take the time to understand what it can teach us.
Times can be tough. Every so often, it can feel like a rumbling storm with rains that never end. But when the storm clears — and it will — there is an opportunity to flourish and grow. There’s a chance to become refreshed and restored in an unfamiliar yet bountiful way. Nature is strong — and so are you.
There is no shame in sitting amongst the hurt and heartbreak we experience; we’re allowed to feel what we do, just don’t let it become a place you remain in for too long. Hard times will come and go, each moment can represent a chance at a fresh start. Hold on.
If you need extra support, please consider using the following helplines/services …
NAMI Helpline – a free, nationwide U.S. resource that offers experienced peer-support guidance and advice
CheckPoint – global (by country) resources for mental health support
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