Broken perfection is, in fact, the perfection of life.

‘We are all broken. We will all need fixing’. This line sums life up so well. A lovely read x

@MindfulEm's Toolkit for the Mind

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

I’ve been thinking about this phrase for the past few hours and how it might apply to us as human beings.

No-one is perfect. No-one is immune to the bullets of life’s loaded gun. Yet how do we know when something is sufficiently damaged to require fixing? And once fixed, how do we define the boundaries between healthy and unwell? Is there such a crude division of wellbeing?

The most important lesson to remember when discussing mental health and wellbeing is this: life is a continuum. There are highs, and there are lows. What works at one point in our lives may fade and falter in the next. Rather than seeing such setbacks as permanent failure, we must build upon these experiences and piece back together these broken fragments of change.

This leads me onto my next point: can we ever truly be mended?…

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