When Things Fall Apart

Heart Advice for Difficult Times

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“The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves.”- Chodron

“Rather than letting our negativity get the better of us, we could acknowledge that right now we feel like a piece of shit and not be squeamish about taking a good look.”- Chodron

“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. To live fully is to be always in no-man’s-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh. To live is to be willing to die over and over again. ”- Chodron

Newspaper reporter in Eastern Iowa. The views expressed are mine alone.

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