5 Tips to Surviving a Breakup, From Angst Expert Molly Ringwald

Saw this on Lemondrop and loved it.

Especially number 5: “Imagine the Possibilities” Think of every interest that you have ever wanted to pursue but have never found the time, then try a few. I bet we would be very surprised if we added up the countless hours that were spent on unhealthy, destructive relationships. A Buddhist adage says something like: “If you weren’t thinking about that which makes you unhappy, what would you be thinking about?”

too often we spend our breakups mourning what we’ve lost instead of thinking about all the things we can gain. Have you been meaning to read a specific book but just haven’t gotten around to it yet? Go to Barnes and Noble and pick it up! Wanted to go hiking? Grab a girlfriend and go for a day trip. The possibilities are endless. Turn your focus to them.

read the rest here: 5 Tips to Surviving a Breakup

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