In troubling times, it can be hard finding an appropriate way to express how you feel. And that’s okay. These GIFs are here if you need them.


1. The world can be a dark and unforgiving place

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2. Everywhere you look is anguish and horror

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3. Things keep getting uglier and uglier, and it frustrates you

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4. It makes you sad

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5. And it hurts to watch tragedy unfold knowing there’s nothing you can do about it

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6. With so much war, massacre, and injustice, eventually you just start feeling numb

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7. You feel like throwing in the towel

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8. But you take a deep breath

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9. And you carry on regardless

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10. Even though you’d rather do nothing at all

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11. Because you know that for spring to arrive, you must first endure the long winter

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12. You must accept that death is a part of life

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13. And do your best to remain hopeful in spite of everything…

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14. …believing that a brighter season is ahead

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