However resourceful, successful, fit, fulfilled and well… just OK you are, you have surely known times when your normal talent for getting it right abandoned you.
Do we always hurt the one we love? Well, not [...]
People will often try to deny or avoid grief, and even when they don't, many are surprised by how long the process can last, even when you think it's over. Left to our own devices, we naturally respond to loss by healing ourselves. Trying to mend something or hasten the process simply do the opposite.
To paraphrase Heraclitus: "You can't step into the same stream twice". Change is constant and you'll be different this evening from how you were this morning.
Lessons from nature teach life-long skills.
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Janus is the god of beginnings and transitions, and so of gates, doors, doorways, passages and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past. Just as we do when we approach the end of a year.
Some days its important to stop, and to think about those who helped make us what we are.
Lamenting your lack of progress can become a pattern, to a point where you give up. Stick to the steps you know you must take.
Dealing with uncertainty causes a lot of. worry and hoo-hah. It shouldn't, because we are generally good and adapting to change.
When someone survives something it is generally an important phase in their growth and development. Having 'survived', what next? The natural order of things suggests getting on with life, moving on, and thriving even.