Source: Don’t take it personal
So true to remember.
For many people apologising for their negative emotions is an instinctive response. We are told from a young age that we shouldn’t cry or express anger and that is an incredibly damaging concept! If we can’t express our sadness or our anger then these emotions remain inside of us, causing us unnecessary harm. We are told, as children, that crying is a sign of weakness and that we need to “suck it up” and be strong. However, it is important to be aware that crying isn’t a sign of weakness, it is a natural response to certain emotions and situations.
Not passing this negativity on to our own children is incredibly important if we are to teach them how to understand and process their emotions. Teaching them that crying is shameful is detrimental to their emotional development and will cause them to associate sadness with shame. Creating an environment in…
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Great inspiration for starting my own daily morning routine!
Great tips on beginning a meditation practice – thanks for sharing!
If you are searching for a way to bring peace into your life whilst better equipping yourself to deal with stress and anxiety, then meditation could be exactly the tonic you’re searching for. When meditation is combined with mindful eating and regular exercise, you’ll rapidly see positive changes to both your physical health and your mental well-being.
Although many people understand the amazing benefits of meditation, many find it difficult to find the time to do so. However, once you find a way to incorporate meditation into your schedule, you’ll quickly regret not doing so sooner!
If you are keen to include meditation in your life but don’t know where to start then following my simple steps can guide you on your way.
First of all, it is essential to have a space that is dedicated to your meditation. This doesn’t have to be a large space and could simply…
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“Stop trying to ‘fix’ yourself; you’re not broken! You are perfectly imperfect and powerful beyond measure.” ~ Steve Maraboli
What a lovely example of self-love and appreciation! May all of us fellow lovelies in the world find meaningful ways to love and appreciate ourselves today – and everyday hereafter. We deserve it! Besides, if we are the ones who are supposed to set the tone for how others will treat us, we might as well set the bar high. Peonies, anyone?
Tuesdays are usually for food shopping at Pathmark and TraderJoe’s. I’m determined to change my eating habits and start becoming healthier. In order to do that, I need to have the right food on my fridge. It is not easy. There are so many events and people trying to unconsciously sabotage my journey, so it is very important, to come back home with everything on my shopping list and not invest money on other items. However, while I was there, I saw these beautiful Pink Peonies flowers. I hesitated into buying them and felt guilty for being side-tracked from my list. However, this afternoon, has been gloomy and rainy and coming home and enjoying seeing these beauties on my desk reminded me of the power in investing on self-love. The pink peonies welcomed me home with their magnificence and beauty and reminded me about the huge impact that it could…
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