I Think It's Ok If You Fall

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 144 People

    You Have to Know

    That for some reason, it has to get worse before it gets better....and once you fall, you have to get right back on your feet and start all over.
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2008

    Better View of the Stars

    My father's best friend used to repeat a saying over and over that if you could show him the man that did not make a mistake, he could show you the man that has not made anything of his life Oscar Wilde:  "We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the...
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    5 Responses Aug 13, 2008

    Of Course

    Even Jesus fell three times. Just pick yourself up and dust yourself off and go right on.
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    2 Responses Jun 4, 2011

    Of Course It Is!

    Everyone is human and I personally celebrate when people or myself fail, you tried something new, you did something different, you were adventerous and tried. lol- I laugh because as I think about it, the movie "Meet the Robinsons" highlights this "ok-ness"...
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    2 Responses Aug 13, 2008

    Crash And Burn

    .... trip, stumble and fall. I know Im going down, something tripped me up. I feel myself losing balance, stumbling around, i am about to hit the ground. lol... I roll around in self pity when i'm down. But after i get tired of all the nasty dirty crap down there ..... I stand up...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    Feb 28, 2011


    I fallen a few times but the best thing about it is that each time I get up again I realise just how strong I am. When I'm up again I can appreciate my life more having seen what it's like from the bottom. As Dolly Parton once said - you can't have the rainbow without...
    MementoMori1983 MementoMori1983
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2009

    Growth Spurts

    Yoga came back into my life this week. The past four months without it felt like I lost something that was meant to stay in my life. Forever. Completely unrooted, considering what is going on in my life right now, I have always believed yoga keeps me grounded. But why though? For...
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    17 Responses Jun 4, 2011

    Just Get Up Again

    It's fine to fall from time to time...so long as you get up again.  Even if you lay there for a little bit, it's okay to fall....so long as you get up again.  Even if you swear a purple streak, it's okay...so long as you get up again.We all fall from time to time.  It's okay...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

    That Is, As Long As You Don't Get Stuck

    AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN FIVE SHORT CHAPTERS by Portia Nelson I I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in. I am lost ... I am helpless. It isn't my fault. It takes me forever to find a way out. II I walk down the same street. There is a...
    NewShoes NewShoes
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2007


    Can't learn to walk if you don't fall.
    sherry5851 sherry5851
    46-50, F
    Aug 6, 2009
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