Friday, January 6, 2023

Mitigate Despair-Learn to Quilt!

Serenity Prayer: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

Advice from a friend (Lucy McBride). 

In other words, mitigating despair requires:

  • Facing the fixed harsh realities of life (i.e. death, loss, grief, aging)

  • Coping with these realities as able (i.e. giving yourself permission to grieve; managing complex feelings with support as needed; prioritizing sleep, exercise, and good care of your body and mind.)

  • Directing our energy to the areas where we do have some control (i.e. relationships, hobbies, volunteer work, creating and enjoying beauty, leaning into joy.)

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