A photograph, interior to an art gallery. On the floor is a stack of rough bricks, mostly dark red but with some white, orange, and black paint. They are arranfed into a small triangular 'wall,' one brick thick, with a portion of the wall missing or collapsed, and on the smooth floor fragments of brick are scattered.

Falling Apart

It’s okay to fall apart in the midst of rebuilding your life.

Fill in the blanks:

I have learned how to____ since my loss.

I have overcome_____ since my loss.

Now say it out loud while looking at yourself in the mirror. You are more resilient and capable than you could ever imagine. You have permission to be proud of yourself. Wrap your arms around your shoulders, give yourself a hug, and go do something you enjoy.

Prompt by: Caito Stewart