Use these positive self-talk alternatives in place of self-depreciating statements. When you feel like beating yourself up, instead turn to something more productive and creative: try loving yourself anyway. Rather than calling yourself names, risk curiosity and be willing to look at yourself through the lens of grace.
Emotions are signals, information, and teachers. They play an important role in guiding us along our path of happiness. Bring self-awareness and acceptance to your feelings, and you will create a happy life.
Living with purpose doesn’t necessarily have to do with what career path you choose to follow. Purpose is extracted through our vital presence, which means we feel fully alive and connected not only to what we’re doing but how we’re being. Your purpose is to be you, 100%. Focus on being, not just doing, and […]
Our relationships can be the greatest source of growth and healing, yet they can also be platforms for pain. It depends on how we show up for the relationship. It depends on the other person too, true. Still, the more we show up with a conscious effort of bringing into the relationship the same essence, […]
I do believe it’s true that some stress is motivating and propels us to improve our lives from a place of enthusiasm. Then again, that’s not what I feel most of the time. If stress is knocking at my door, it’s usually the kind that inhibits my capacity for positive transformation. I begin to feel […]
We can practice gratitude when we’re stirring a pot of soup or looking into someone’s eyes, brushing our teeth or looking up at the sky. Documenting what we’re thankful for is a wise habit if we’d like to be happier people, but there are other options for when the pen just isn’t speaking to you (if […]
Happiness is more of a direction than a zip code or the height of an achievement. With that in mind, I penned these self-care affirmations to help the both of us walk in the direction that feels good in our hearts, rather than get stuck on what’s “not perfect” or hasn’t yet met the standards […]
The other day, I cried tears of gratitude (maybe even joy) while I was making myself a matcha drink. I guess that’s normal, right? What is normal? I don’t think I’m familiar with what that really is. Anyway, I think it’s okay to cry, and quite normal, whatever the reason. It’s part of the healing […]