Is It a Breakdown or a Breakthrough?

Has life ever pushed you to your emotional limits?

If so,  you probably already know that surviving a crisis can be a positive turning point in your life.

This week’s post is by Melissa Dinwiddie, who writes about what she calls “the liberation of a breakdown.”

Here’s an excerpt:

It’s disheartening when everything you’ve worked hard to build tumbles down like a castle made of children’s blocks, and it’s scary to start down a new path.

Along with the fear, though, was an incredible sense of possibility. It was exhilarating! I didn’t know exactly where I was going, but the fact that I was no longer stuck in a rut brought my zest for life back.

Sometimes things have to fall apart in order to fall together.

Click on the link below to read the full article. Thank you to Mary Rogers of Bipolar Lessons for bringing Melissa’s post to my attention.

When Things Fall Apart: Breakdowns Can Create Breakthroughs.

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4 comments on “Is It a Breakdown or a Breakthrough?

  1. Haven’t read the article yet but ohmygosh I KNOW Melissa Dinwiddie! She’s a fellow calligrapher. I’m on the East Coast and she’s on the West Coast and we’ve never met in person but what are the chances of a guest column on your blog by someone I’ve known and admired for years?? She specializes in Ketubot, Jewish marriage contracts. A wonderful letterer and artist!!

  2. su says:

    Thank you Tina -)

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