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How to Heal from Gaslighting and Stop Hurting Yourself

[ad_1] “Gaslighting by parents can extend way into adulthood, but it may have particularly harmed you during your childhood. Children need to learn to trust themselves, and when they’re taught that what they see, hear, or feel isn’t real, that.

When You Want to Get Back to Normal but Life Will Never Be the Same

[ad_1] “Don’t waste your time looking back on what you’ve lost. Move on, for life is not meant to be traveled backwards.” ~Unknown When I was thirty-eight, I was diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer. During my treatment, one thought.

Stop Striving, Start Stopping: How to Enjoy Life More

[ad_1] “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” ~Andy Rooney Three months ago, I was blessed with an awesome opportunity—a free weekend break to Snowdonia, Wales. Having experienced chronic health.

It’s Time to Stop ‘Fixing’ (Because They Need the Struggle)

[ad_1] “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” ~Maya Angelou I have always been a “fixer.” I liked to fix people’s problems. Someone feeling down and.

How to Get All the Benefits of Meditation by Balancing

[ad_1] “Use only that which works and take it from any place you can find it.” ~Bruce Lee Ding. The meditation timer chimes, and through a small miracle of willpower you managed to sit through an excruciating ten-minute meditation session..

When Happiness Hurts: How I Stopped Sabotaging Myself

[ad_1] “Disneyland is the star, everything else is the supporting role.” ~Walt Disney “Just having a quick shower, I’ll text you before I leave x” I’d received that text only ten minutes ago, so what the hell was wrong with.

The Anti-Anxiety Techniques That Prepare You for a Crisis

[ad_1] One of the paradoxes of learning to cope with anxiety is that it often means you’re prepared for chaos and crisis. When everyone else is thrown by the uncertainty, you’re strangely at home because it is not as far.

Why Presence, Not Time, Is Your Most Important Asset

[ad_1] “Wherever you are, be there. Lifestyle is not something we do; it is something we experience. And until we learn to be there, we will never master the art of living well.” ~Jim Rohn  I have been told again.

How to Say No Without Feeling the Need to Make Excuses

[ad_1] “Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” ~Brené Brown Saying no is difficult for me. Whether it be to a loved one or a stranger, work tasks or.

The Most Common PTSD Myths and Symptoms, and How to Cope

[ad_1] “The dark night of the soul is a journey into light, a journey from your darkness into the strength and hidden resources of your soul.” ~Caroline Myss Growing up in a household with both parents, my grandmothers, and pets,.

How to Enjoy Social Media and Stop Comparing Your Life to Others

[ad_1] “You never know what someone is going through. Be kind, always.” ~Unknown A few months back I was at the park and passed a family taking what looked like holiday photos. The mom’s hair was perfectly coifed, dad was.

I Am a Survivor, Not a Victim, and I’m Grateful for My Pain

[ad_1] “Emotional pain cannot kill you but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let your yourself heal.” ~Vironika Tugaleva I was nine years old, sitting on the couch with my dad, watching a Very Brady Christmas (on.

How Are You Trading Your Time, Energy and Life?

[ad_1] “The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” ~Henry David Thoreau We all make trades in life. We trade our time. We trade our energy. We trade our hard-earned money. We trade our attention..

How to Be Your Own Best Friend When You’re Grieving

[ad_1] “This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself in this moment. May I give myself the compassion I need.” ~Kristen Neff Your best friend just lost her husband and her.

How to Welcome Uncertainty into Your Life and Release Your Worry

[ad_1] “Fear, uncertainty, and discomfort are your compasses toward growth.” ~Celestine Chua Uncertainty can be the glue for anxiety if you allow it. One thing can snowball into another and soon you are looking at the road ahead, absolutely dumbfounded.

How I Stopped Obsessing About the Wrong Things to Stay Healthy

[ad_1] “To change your life, you need to change your priorities.” ~Mark Twain Every year, come December, I used to obsess about air pollution. This was the time when my husband and I would take our young daughter to Poland,.

How I Found the Secret to Happiness in the Jungle

[ad_1] “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ~Mahatma Gandhi I’d like to bring it one step further and say, “Happiness is when what you feel, what you think, what you.

Free Online Summit to Cultivate Mindfulness & Loving-Kindness

[ad_1] There’s no denying we’re living in stressful times, marked by uncertainty and suffering for many. We’ve all been through a lot this year. We were physically disconnected for months, and now many of us feel more divided than ever—politically,.

How To Set Boundaries With Your Racist Relatives

[ad_1] As the Black Lives Matter movement gains traction across the nation and the world, many of us are being called to use the skills we’ve learned to improve ourselves⁠—such as speaking our truth, setting boundaries, and breaking the people-pleasing.

What Helps Me When I Feel Down About My Chronic Illness

[ad_1] “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” ~Martin Luther King Jr. A few months back, before the pandemic upended life for all of us, I went through one of those times when.

How to Break Free from Your Inhibition and Start Living Life

[ad_1] “You are very powerful provided you know how powerful you are.” ~Yogi Bhajan For most of my life, I felt that life was happening to everyone else and I just got to watch. Someone else’s parents came to see.

How to Be Grateful When It Seems Like Nothing Is Going Right

[ad_1] “You can’t be fearful and grateful simultaneously.” ~Tony Robbins It may be challenging to step into a state of gratitude during a time of tumult and fear. But now, more than ever, we need to practice grace. The practice.