A conversation between Sophie Hostombe and Paul Garrigan
In this episode of the podcast, Sophie shares her ideas about why it is OK not to be OK. Those recovering from an addiction can sometimes feel uncomfortable about admitting that life has become a bit of a struggle – this may be because they don’t want to appear negative or incapable. The danger with this is that pretending that things are fine can mean not getting the support that is needed to deal with the situation.
Hope Mindful Compassion Show – Episode 50
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Topics covered in this week’s show include:
What does it mean to be OK?
Where do ideas about what is OK come from?
Should we always be doing OK?
Are our expectations about life unrealistic?
Is having high expectations a good or bad thing?
Should people ‘fake it till they make it’?
Is there ever a benefit in just pretending things are OK?
How do secrets keep people sick?
Is who we share our problems with an important consideration?