Tag Archives: self

The Importance Of Self Care

Originally posted on selfcare-elf:
Self care is something a lot of us – including me, tend to skimp out on. Whether it be because we are “too busy” or just don’t think it matters, all of us need to step up our game. No matter how much you want to deny it, self care WILL… Continue reading

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why do we crave “episodic happiness”?

Originally posted on Change is Life:
i wonder frequently; why is there an innate need to compare yourself to others or situations of others to realize your own self worth and in some cases even for being happy in your life.? It’s interesting to note that a large component of our day 2 day happiness… Continue reading

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Why We Should Not Take on Other People’s Problems: A Counselor’s Perspective

Originally posted on Therapy Thoughts:
Have you ever found yourself growing frustrated because “that person just won’t listen to my advice,” or because “don’t they seem to recognize how they are hurting themselves by acting like that,” or because “I can’t believe someone could be so irresponsible.” I know I am guilty of this from… Continue reading

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Learning to enjoy time alone

Originally posted on Walking on broken glass:
I find this very hard and I crave the company of others. This week is half term, and each one of my plans has fallen through. So I’m currently sat in my local mcdonalds alone trying to enjoy this time. I see benefits of it, I really do.… Continue reading

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Stop Hiding, Start Living

Originally posted on XO Gina:
Wanna know something funny? When I was 16 I went to one of those nightclubs for high school kids with my cousin who was also the same age as me at the time. It was around Valentine’s day and it was supposed to be a way for high schoolers to… Continue reading

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What does it mean to practice self-love?

From the very first day that each of us came into this world, we’ve been repeatedly fed the message, through bedtime stories, books, movies, music and the wisdom of our loved ones, that love is a powerful thing. So cliché, right? Because it’s obvious. It goes without saying. We’ve all felt the impact that love… Continue reading

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Things that get in the way of socializing

Like most people, we want at least someone with whom we can talk. We want a friend to cry with, or even laugh with. We need a deep connection with another human, to feel loved and validated.
Unfortunately, we have a few things that get in the way of so… Continue reading

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Self-Love; the busy girl’s remix

Originally posted on The Bashful Brunette:
Happy Valentines Day girl! If there is one thing that female bloggers/vloggers/any other ‘ggers on the internet love on Valentines Day more than the cheesy excuse for fancy gifts, it’s telling single people that you don’t need a man to treat you, just treat yourself. However, we’ve tried the whole ‘buy… Continue reading

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Do you know what you are committed too?

Originally posted on Damascus Way Recovery:
By looking at the results you are creating, it is quite simple to find out what you are committed too. And, majority of the time, we do not realize how committed we are to a particular task. Especially those tasks that are troubling for us. We spend an enormous amount of… Continue reading

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When can I start enjoying life?

Originally posted on zacalstin:
I was taught as a child that if I just endured, shared in the burden, and patiently helped out, then we could all relax together when the struggles and the chores were complete. I was taught that it was selfish to be happy and feel good and enjoy life when other people are… Continue reading

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