June 22, 2015

The Sound of Sunshine

“On difficult days

when the storm is ragging within me

I sit

wait

and listen

for the sounds of sunshine”

Most mornings are like this for me.

I wake struggling to breathe.

Trying to catch a breath.

Needing to stop the world spinning and emotions swirling.

I used to fight those feelings. I used to have programs, systems, drugs in place to combat them and help me level out.

Now I have found that the most effective thing to do is anticipate the emotions, the blackness, the rage and sit. Quietly. And wait. And listen. Within about 45 mins of rising, calm rolls in, like waves.

This has become known to me as “..the sound of sunshine.”


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