It’s Fine

Ever had an argument that ended with, "It's fine"? When someone says that, it's never fine.

"It's fine" has become a term we use to smuggle our fears, faults, and feelings into the future. That simple phrase prevents us from paying attention to the things in us that really need our attention—our emotions.

Emotional Hygiene

Clay Scroggins on September 15th, 2019

Many of us learned from an early age to hide what we were feeling from other people. We got the message that showing our emotions made us look weak. In time, we became so skilled at hiding what we feel, we even learned to hide our emotions from ourselves. But hiding isn’t a sign of courage or strength. If we want to grow, we have to stop saying, “It’s fine,” and start being honest—with ourselves and others—about what’s going on inside