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28: Why Getting Help is the Strongest Thing You Can Do

Asking for help is one of the strongest things you can do. But there’s a crucial second step to the process of getting help: actually allowing someone to help you.


Think meditation is hard? Do me a favor. Take a slow deep breath in and now breathe out. Congratulations. You just meditated. Hi, I’m Krystal and Jakosky and this is Breathe In, Breathe Out: a weekly mindfulness and meditation podcast for anyone ready to own their own shit and find a little peace while doing it.

Welcome back to Breathe In, Breathe Out. I’m Krystal Jakosky and this is just, this is just fun. Welcome back today. We’re talking again about some of that self-care stuff. Last week, we talked about the harder side of self-care and how those difficult conversations can actually be more beneficial to our heart and mind, and emotional wellbeing than going and getting a pedicure or going for a hike and riding your bike.

It’s removing the heavy weight that we are carrying around that makes life a lot easier to navigate through. So whether it’s the challenging conversations or giving yourself a budget so that financially you can just feel better, or maybe it’s setting boundaries in relationships of all types saying, “no.” Think about the last time that you wanted to say “no,” but then didn’t and then you regretted the fact that you didn’t stand up for yourself and it was a drudgery to follow through on whatever project it was that you had to do because you couldn’t honor yourself and take care of yourself in that moment and say, “no, I just can’t do that.

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