Why are we all so quick to say ‘I’m usually a very happy person’ whenever we are feeling sad?
It's like we have to justify and defend our sadness to others. Like it’s bad, or wrong, or somehow makes us broken or less than. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sadness is a legitimate and necessary emotion we all need to feel. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Think about it… there would be something wrong with you if you never felt sad. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So stop apologising for feeling it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sorrow is vital and important to your wellbeing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ No one explains it better than Hafiz, in his poem ‘Brings life to a fi