Try these daily exercises to maintain mental wellness, make good decisions, and continue to look out for and support each other.
By slowing down and choosing the most accurate words to describe our internal experience, we can use our words to create a more compassionate world.
Most of what happens in life is out of our control. Some days are harder than others. The important thing is to avoid getting trapped by negative thinking.
Considering health activism through blogging? Be careful what you wish for. Are you prepared to become a lightning rod for your cause? We’d all like to be happy little bloggers. You will face opposition, criticism, insults, and more. A lot of it will get very personal. The people who appreciate you the most are the least likely to let you know you’re doing a good job. Most days you will wonder if anyone ever visits your blog or reads beyond the headline on Twitter.
Two critical events occurred that year. In my mind, they tend to fuse together because both met the same critical need by fostering positive self-worth.
Emotions change. It is impossible to elicit a permanent emotional state. Trying to obtain a permanent state of happiness is a fool’s errand.
I’m bound to get some blow-back just from the title of this article. So let’s start by acknowledging the truth. There is a lot of suffering in this world. Horrible, unthinkable things happen every day to people just like you and me. For the sake of this article, let’s follow that up with a few …
We all have things in our lives that define us. If tomorrow you received irrefutable proof that one of these things no longer applied to you, what would happen to your sense of self? Would it be a crisis or a discovery? Can you free yourself?