No. Just no. No justification needed. No explanation required. Just no. When something feels even the slightest bit off, trust your gut, back away and say no. When you say no to things that feel off to you, you say yes to yourself.
Time may help fade some memories and aid in your healing process by giving you some distance from the painful experiences. However, time doesn’t heal all wounds – you do.
The nourishing mud is of beautiful value to the lotus flower. Use your challenging experiences as your nourishing mud from which you can rebuild your strength.