Are you familiar with the paper towel brand known as Bounty? They use the slogan, “The Quicker Picker Upper”. It is often used to show how well and how much it absorbs when compared to other brands.
Are you going through life behaving like a Bounty Paper Towel? You know, absorbing everything and holding everything in. Bounty is great for cleaning up messes and a lot of other things too. However, adapting the ‘Bounty Approach’ to our everyday lives and issues is not healthy physically or mentally.
The reality is, even a sponge will spill the excess liquid when it can’t hold any more. The human mind and body is no different. So be weary of how much and what you allow yourself to endure.
Listen! You can’t control or fix everything or everyone. The only real control we have is over ourselves. So don’t suffer in silence, don’t overload and burden yourself with things you really have NO control over. See it or them for what they are and find a way forward. Talk to someone. Pray about it. Write about it. Sing about it. Find a healthy and safe way to express what you’re feeling so you can truly smile and laugh again.
The load or burden you carry would feel so much lighter.
Have a wonderful evening. Thanks for stopping by.