Removing Toxic People From Your Life
Many people have come to me asking how I stay so positive, even with a chronic illness. I will be honest, it isn't easy. And there are some days I am so sad and the negativity kicks in. But when I started to realize most of my days were turning into that negative, dark place, I knew I had to change.
But how do you do that?
I started with social media. Seeing as this is where I spend a lot of my time. You might not even realize it but a lot of the people there are toxic. I began to find many friends suffering just like me but quickly realized just because they are suffering too, does not mean we should be friends. And I mean this in the nicest way possible. Constantly seeing people post the negative of our illness became depressing. I understand wanting to raise awareness, but seeing someone heading to the ER everyday for pain became too much. Seeing posts that always said "I can't do this" or "I can't do that", began to stay with me. I started telling myself that everyday.