Letters of Love- Part II by Kaula Thomas

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Dear Miss Exhausted,

Let me first assure you that it’s okay. I’m here to remind you that you are HUMAN. As powerful as you are, and by all means a BOSS,  life still has a way of making us fold from time to time. 

Girl, REST.

A day in the life of a woman as independent and determined as you can be as rewarding as it is draining. Physically. Emotionally. Mentally. Whew... I don’t know how you, me, we do it. Honestly, I’m impressed. But that’s a letter for another day. For now,

Just REST.

I don’t think you need me to tell you how. You know what puts your mind at ease; what pushes the chaos to the background while you recharge; what reminds you to breathe. Give yourself permission to do it, whatever it is. 

All those things and people that need you, make them wait for once. And I challenge you to be UNAPOLOGETIC and stand firm in the decision to take some peace for yourself. You are ENTITLED to a little peace with as much as you grind, give, and love. But Girl, it’s on YOU!

So, REST. And tell me how you feel in the morning.

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