Why Do You Have a Hard Time Getting Over Things That Have Happened To You?

A mindful answer to a familiar question.

Photo by Susan Wilkinson on Unsplash

Sometimes the challenge comes from trying to “get back to the way things were” or “the way you used to be.” You cannot return to that state.

You will never fully heal if you actively try returning to who you were before the chaos or emotional distress happened.



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Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity · www.adrianspotter.com