Same Strategy, Different Scenario: I’ll Stand by MY Side

Same Strategy, Different Scenario: Ill Stand by MY Side

Emily Robertson, Staff Writer

Last week wasn’t too bad when it comes to school and work life, but my personal life on the other hand, was a completely different story. I felt like no one was by my side and I only had myself. Everyone kept getting mad at me and I couldn’t do anything to make anyone happy. 

I had to step back and think about my priorities. Should I make them happy or should I make myself happy first? I was getting so distracted by how everyone else was feeling that I wasn’t even focusing on myself. No one was checking up on me so I had to check up on myself. I had to wake up every morning with a smile, ignore all the negativity, and make sure that I was gonna have a good day. I had to eat some breakfast, think positive thoughts, and walk with confidence. 

I couldn’t help but how other people felt. I could try to encourage them but if people aren’t willing to cheer up then that isn’t my problem. I had to put myself first because at the end of the day, I’m always gonna have myself to depend on.