Quote: Time will heal…

“It’s all fine to say, ‘Time will heal everything, this too shall pass away. People will forget’ – and things like that when you are not involved, but when you are there is no passage of time, people do not forget and you are in the middle of something that does not change.”

John Steinbeck, Cannery Row
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Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)

I’ve had some time to think about tonight’s two-part EastEnders episode. It was intense, emotional, and raw.

It was great acting by Lucy Benjamin (Lisa Fowler), Tilley Keeper (Louise Mitchell), Steve McFadden (Phil Mitchell), and Letitia Dean (Sharon Mitchell) that made this storyline segment come to life.
It’s difficult to portray mental respectfully and accurately. Tonight’s episodes captured both the pain and indifference of watching a loved one suffer from mental illness. (In this case, the indifference and anger came from Phil.) What I found interesting was Sharon’s **transformation **throughout this story arc. Continue reading “Sharon and Lisa: EastEnders (08.03.17)”

(Tweet) Worrying about the Past

Why do we worry about the past when we can’t even remember the weather last week? https://t.co/k3Z8Hk85Lp #health #wellness

— Changing Wellness (@SayWellness18) December 27, 2015


I was just thinking about this today as I wrote in my journal. This tweet made holding onto the past seem so senseless. Senseless because we barely remember what happened the week before. It was very appropriate, especially for single people like me during the holidays

That is the time when old pain and bad decisions creep into our minds. At least, it did for me. As I watched all of the photos of families enjoying Christmas, I started to focus on what I did not have. Maybe we need to put that pain in perspective. Maybe we need to focus on how that pain has shaped where we are today.


Do you think we focus too much energy thinking about our past instead of cherishing the moments of today? 


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