It’s OK To Not Be OK — Empty Platitude or Helpful Advice?

Caitlin McColl
Inkslinger Magazine
3 min readOct 10, 2022

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I love quotes. Especially pithy, inspiring, motivational one-liners that make you go ‘aha! That’s it, in a nutshell’.

But after coming across someone’s article on here about quotes…it got me thinking about all the quotes that seem to float around the internet these days in memes — that are self-help-ish and self-care-y and supposedly/allegedly/apparently supposed to…

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Caitlin McColl
Inkslinger Magazine

I write about mental health, the future, grief & loss, mindfulness, general life musings (+ fiction and poetry!). ❤️coffee & dogs. 🇨🇦