Even in Recovery “Nostalgia” can be Sweet! My Recovery Blog Post Pick of the Week by my dear friend and Author, Marilyn Fowler Xo …
“We can not CHANGE what we don’t ACKNOWLEDGE.”
“Sometimes you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.” ~Yvonne Woon
As we think of the year ahead, we remember last year and what we want to bring with us and what we want to leave behind…and how many times we’ve made that same transition. Maybe we realize our minds and hearts are not time bound.All the years are connected, and nostalgia takes us back to years past, other times, people, and places. We may begin a new journey, but our past is part of us. And from time to time we cross the bridge to yesterday.
It’s one thing to remember an experience, but another to relive your thoughts and feelings from that experience. The word ‘nostalgia’ explains this phenomenon. Merriam-Webster describes homesickness, a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to some past period or irrecoverable condition. Cambridge English Dictionary
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