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The Uncomfortable Soul

“We like to pretend that high heels don’t hurt our feet, and that we always look as good as we do when we’re wearing make-up and our prettiest clothes. We like to tell ourselves that not every guy is the same, and that maybe he’ll change if we’re patient with whatever life throws our way. We hide behind smiles and mask ourselves in laughter while thinking maybe it’ll be enough to convince ourselves we’re really that happen; we tell ourselves we really need to be that happy. But sometimes, life isn’t okay, and it’s okay to not be okay. It’s okay to hurt, and sometimes, we just need a reminder that we’re only human. And as miraculous of a blessing as that is, it can still break you down, leave a mess, shake you up, and confuse you until you don’t understand what it means anymore. You’re going to hurt, you’re going to fall, and you’re going to make mistakes that – sometimes – you even know better than to allow yourself to make. But that’s okay. Sometimes, you just need a reminder that it’ll all be okay; here’s your reminder, beautiful. Hold on for better days, keep that gorgeous smile where we can see it, because I can promise you things won’t always be this way.”

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7 Comments

  • Reply Alissa July 22, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    What a lovely read Elisha. It is indeed okay not to be okay and we should be comfortable with that idea cuz we all know that it’s not always gonna be like that.

  • Reply Jean Pixie July 23, 2015 at 5:03 pm

    Wow, I just needed that one. Today has been dull and I have a lot of things going on my mind lately… This post somehow enlightened me and I thank you for that.
    P.S. That outfit is <3 so dainty and lovely!!

    xo, J | La Petite Fawn Blog

  • Reply Joyce July 24, 2015 at 12:09 am

    I can totally relate. I have those days too, often pa nga. But it does get better in the end, we just have to look at the bright side of things.
    What a good read, Lish! 🙂

  • Reply Lou Castaneda July 25, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    Aaah, this is so beautiful. I really thought this is going to be a long one, but when I got to read the last few sentences it feels like I want more. The bright side awaits! <3

  • Reply Alyssa Panghulan July 28, 2015 at 10:29 am

    Love this, Elisha! Especially the part where it says, “It’s okay to hurt, and sometimes, we just need a reminder that we’re only human.” Also, I’m loving the laced top! Haha.

  • Reply piibiiichan August 15, 2015 at 8:56 am

    Hi Liz,

    Lol I was freaking looking for the wp follow button.

    • Reply Elisha August 18, 2015 at 9:18 am

      Hahaha! It has no wp follow button? I am not quite sure! Hahaa!

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