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Is it after questioning yourself and feeling that way? Is it after asking your parents and them explaining that “I’m just going through a lot and everything will be okay?” Or, is it making the choice to seek professional help and talking about it with someone? I hope and pray to God that is it. I could tell that, at times, I wasn’t really content or as lively as I presented myself to people. I was always anxious and worried about anything and everything. It would just take over my brain, and I would be so focused on that feeling, that I would feel anything I did was going to be a failure. When I did that, it actually was a failure, which didn’t make it any better. I always felt inferior to my classmates, like I was an outcast who didn’t belong. Does that sound like someone who’s okay? Yeah, I didn’t think so, either. I realized I needed to seek a therapist, mostly from one of my teachers who I trusted. She said she noticed all the signs of how I was feeling and suggested that if I felt comfortable, I should think about seeing one.

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2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...

2020 Leadership Journal E-book  

A leadership journal written by girls from Newark, NJ to cultivate courageous conversations and action. Purchase your copy at theleadershipj...