I don't know how to deal with the times up ahead. I don't know what's going to happen, I don't know if I'm ready, but I'll be subjected to them regardless. I feel like my environment has not equipped me properly to cope with emotional, physical and occupational stress that might come may way; both positive and negative. Even though impulses today have been overwhelmingly positive, I feel like I'm at the verge of breaking down.

As someone with low self esteem: How do you deal with the most sincere and genuine complement in the face of severe self deprecation? I feel like I've genuinely worried people today. Not because I'm unwell, but because I removed myself from a conversation after being moved so deeply by a seemingly offhand complement about my attitude;, Not my skill, but my genuine person and system of belief.

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