Since I was a small girl, I always had a significant opinion about the way I looked. No matter how hard my mom tried, she wasn’t allowed to touch my hair or say a thing about the way I would walk out of the door. ”The only way I could be myself was to dress the … Continue reading How losing the one I loved, taught me to love myself even more
Through the Storm: Learning to love yourself, candidly and healthily. ”Life is too short to be someone other than what’s already there, YOU.” Note to self- I decided to share this story to remind myself and others that true self love is a process of a journey. To acknowledge how far I’ve come in my … Continue reading Learning to love yourself, candidly and healthily
‘’We have to cultivate the skill to listen to our own intuition instead of looking for external validation.’’ Cultivating self-care is a lot about creating a shift in what we were taught to value – a shift from external validation to inner knowing. We tend to forget that so many accomplishments begin internally in stillness. … Continue reading Determining your life’s purpose
‘’I have learned that self-awareness is the first step to begin to modify a situation should a change need to be made.’’ As a current doctoral student in clinical psychology, I am continuously learning about human behavior, how the mind works, how to assess clients, and how to apply the art of the work. Put … Continue reading Self-Awareness and Emotional Health
‘’ Lacking self-love can then push us into the arms of people and situations who do not have good intentions for us.’’ I think that we have all been in a situation where we have multiple insecurities at once. We look in the mirror and cannot find a single thing that we like about our … Continue reading Four Ways to practice self-love
Bully : seek to harm, intimidate, or coerce. Revival : an improvement in the condition or strength of something. Take a deep breath. Think back to when you were a child. Now, think about the person you are today. I remember going on the school bus completely dreading to face the day. What’s going to happen? … Continue reading Two Worlds of Bullying: Discovering Beneath and Above
‘’By rediscovering and nurturing these relationships, Shinrin-yoku contributes to more balance in our modern lives’’ Shinrin-yoku (also translated as forest baths or forest therapy) is an originally Japanese technique of deep nature experience to support the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the participants. Great emphasis is placed on the relationship between man and nature, … Continue reading The power of Shinrin – Yoku
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