guilt

‘Just quit. You can’t keep doing this to yourself.’ I took the leap of faith and decided to leave my job.’: Woman shares powerful reminder ‘you are going to make it’

“I wasn’t ready, at least not financially.  I’d never not been employed. I had a mortgage. Credit cards. Living expenses. Groceries. Insurance. Children. Dogs. People and things that relied on me. But by staying there, I was losing myself. After the 8th week of crying in my living room, it was time to dive into my best life, directed by the best version of me.”

‘I called my husband at 2 a.m. and quietly sobbed, ‘I need help.’ Christmas was no longer a safe space for me.’: New mom battles depression, ‘For the first time in years, there’s peace in my home’

“My husband made me a promise. ‘We’ll have our own Christmas tree next year.’ I felt hope for the first time in 3 years. My mental health waned as the pandemic continued with no end in sight. But I kept coming back to his promise and what it meant to me.”

 Share  Tweet