Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: When People Run In Circles Vol #5

This touched me very deeply.

I think we all have metaphorical – or literal (I have panic attacks on bridges; frankly, you couldn’t pay me to drive over the one Carla shares here) – bridges we struggle with.

Maybe it’s time to change how we approach them.

The metaphorical bridges, that is. Screw the literal ones. * shudders *

Things Carla Loves

Okay, so what if you’re reading this and you’re thinking, Okay, I can see how mindfulness works for you, but I’ve not had shitty friends and bad health.

Maybe you’re not a dud like me, and are capable of walking down the stairs without falling and putting your head through a wall (while that really did happen, I mean it as a joke).

But we all get nervous and anxious about ridiculous things.

We remember past conversations, things we wished we said, that awesome clapback you made to someone being a wanker, choices we’ve made, things we wished we’d done.

And that’s okay.

It’s okay to have these things running through your mind, it’s okay to flinch at your foot-and-mouth-disease last week at Sharon’s party, it’s okay to be embarrassed that Karen overheard you bitching about her; because these things can help remind you of your faults, your mistakes, and…

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2 thoughts on “Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: When People Run In Circles Vol #5”

    1. I couldn’t agree more. Her work on mindfulness recently has really touched home for me, as I’m working through a lot of my own baggage.

      But, no matter the load we’re carrying, I think what she has to say is so helpful. I hope it helps you, or points you in a direction to help others. ❤

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