When life throws you lemons…well, you know.

If life has thrown you into a direction that you didn’t see coming, it can be difficult to see the positive, but it must be there.  Here’s some advice I try to tell myself when this happens:

When a door closes, a window is opening.
–>Maybe that door isn’t locked;  it’s just temporarily closed.
–>It can be hard to find that opening window when it’s dark and you don’t know the floor plan very well.  Look for a light to help you see.

I just want to crawl in a hole and hide.
–>That’s ok, but you’ll eventually want to come out because that hole isn’t very comfortable.

I don’t want to do anything else.
–>Eventually, it’ll get boring to do nothing.

This too shall pass.
–>Nothing lasts forever?  Well, that must include bad times and sadness.

So if you find yourself in a situation that makes you sad, try looking at it differently.


About seburnt

I own 4C and teach at University of Toronto. View all posts by seburnt

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