Have you left the house again in dirty clothing or no makeup again and again? Did you stop caring about yourself? Why let someone else rob you of your joy? You need to ask yourself “Why have I let myself go?” Is it a fear of moving on and meeting someone new? Are you falling into a state of depression? As hard as it is, it is time to ask for help. Let go of the feelings of shame and embarrassment. Do not be discouraged, but figure out the best person to help with your problem for where you are today. Determine the best way to ask for help. Sometimes just saying “I need help”, “Call me”, or “come over” works, be direct, and be clear. Don’t you deserve the best? Don’t you deserve to look your best? Feeling healthy and feeling good about you is not a luxury - it's an absolute necessity.
5) You experience uncontrollable sobbing and outbursts of crying.
Do you find that you cannot make it through the day without crying? Sometimes we need outside sources to take the “edge off”. You may be suffering from a form of depression, and therapy may be needed. If you are finding yourself in a deep depression, it may be time to pick up the phone and ask for help. Sometimes a gentle whisper of “I need help” is enough to make our loved ones do what it takes to get us back to square one. The fear of weakness or incapability is how we judge ourselves. The power to conquer the unknown lies within us; if you cannot be your own best friend right now, ask for help. Talk to your friends, family, and a counselor and/or loved ones and let them know you may need a bit of extra support in the next little while. Additionally, create an action plan to post in key places, such as on your fridge or hidden away in your desk at work. That way you'll have people looking out for you, but you'll also have created a foolproof list of things that make you happy to refer to. Life is a succession of moments, seconds and minutes. To live each one is to succeed.
Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze us; they are supposed to help us discover who we are. Choice is a gift given to everyone. It is a powerful gift that can change your life. If you choose to stay where you are, you are succumbing to the FEAR in your head. (FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real.) Choose to ask for help. You deserve to be happy.