It's an easy scapegoat to look at someone else and say they are the cause of your problems, but if you keep inviting havoc into your life--by not addressing whatever is causing you to act a certain way or make certain choices, then you are actually the cause of your problems, not the person or thing you invited in.
"The building blocks of my self-care are eight hours of sleep, lots of water, as much laughter and family time as possible, and following my heart around instead of my head."
24 hours feels like nothing these days, doesn’t it? When adulting, life, and everything in-between collides, it just seems like there is never enough time in one day to take care of all of your to-do’s and you--but you have to. You’d be amazed at how one small moment of self-care can be the perfect medicine for the headaches of adulthood.
This election was deeply disappointing for many Americans who fear they may lose their fundamental rights-- and especially disappointing for marginalized communities that fear for their safety. The grief many of us are experiencing is legitimate. Here are some tips for pushing through while caring for yourself.
Two weeks or more without sex or a climax can create sharpness in your senses, a supernatural focus and a sensitivity to external stimuli which can awaken a vibrant creativity if you’re mindfully monitoring your energetic and sensory frequencies.
The first and most important rule is this: make a home of yourself. If you make a home of yourself first, the rest will follow. Stay strong, and remember self-care is paramount. Don’t ever rely on another person for foundation, strength, respect, self-love, or power.
When you allow yourself to experience everything life has to offer without judgment, you grow and become more certain that you will be okay and you are enough no matter what happens.
Take a close look at your life and find ways to alleviate any anxiety you may feel from trying to live up to "holiday" expectations. Don’t get caught up in other people’s reasons. Define your happy holiday for yourself.
Rejection is not a bad thing. Little by little, we have to give ourselves experiences that strip us down and tell the world who we are. It’s not about whether they like what we have to offer or not, it’s about how much we like ourselves for finding the courage to offer it.