Tag Archives: self

Totally lost?

Originally posted on Sunshine For Eve:
My life has been a joke. I’ve never had anything of my own. I’ve never really had my own friends, my own hobbies, my own anything. I grew up with a big sister (3 years older) who has ALWAYS had so much more competence on everything. She has had… Continue reading

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Commitment Issues 101

Originally posted on Not Adulting Right Now:
As a single girl in her 30s, I have to constantly battle the internal and external pressures to settle down and commit to a life of misery. Oops! I mean stability. My bad…. It’s not that I don’t want to get married. I do, someday, to the right… Continue reading

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Freedom, Independence, and Loneliness

Originally posted on Florida Girl Writes:
Outside, the sun shines through clouds, tempting those stuck behind a window, wishing they could feel it on their skin. As a prisoner of responsibility, one is never free of anything. There is always something keeping you back. When we think of freedom we think of it as having… Continue reading

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I hate technology. So naturally I created a blog.

Originally posted on Katrina Freitag:
If I had it my way I would be running around the world without having to abide by intentions or boundaries.?As beautiful as my mind is, it has created dis-ease for me most of my life without me realizing it. Now, I am trying on the understanding that my mind… Continue reading

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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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