Don’t make decisions about tomorrow based on how you feel now

I find myself making decisions for the future based on my current depressing thoughts. Instead of allowing myself the time to feel better, I automatically assume I will not so I will cancel plans because I don’t feel up to them in that moment even though I may feel fine tomorrow. Having this mindset reinforces the negative thought that things will never improve for my mental health. That is why I need to stay strong and focus on what is happening now instead of what may happen tomorrow.

Thinking about this makes me think about suicide. Suicide is a decision made for the future that can’t be reversed. Don’t make a decision to end your life just because you are feeling down now. It will get better.

The only time that making a decision about tomorrow based on how you feel now is appropriate is if you are making a decision about doing something positive and healthy tomorrow when you feel down today. It is always good to look forward to something better. Always look to improve yourself.

Published by Jes Short

I'm just a girl working on her journey to wellness, both physically and mentally.

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