This week has been tough so far. I have plenty of assignments to work on and tasks to accomplish, and this is normally all I need to get and stay motivated. Something about this week is different, though. I literally don’t want to do anything. Nothing. Especially not write this blog post. I told myself several times that I was not going to write this.
Continue reading “Choosing Faith Over Your Feelings”
Before a year ago, I looked for approval, acceptance and confirmation of my value from outward sources – friends, family, male attention, my work performance, how others treated me and what they said about me.
This often left me empty, confused, emotionally unstable and insecure.
Last May, I started writing affirmations in my journal every Sunday then reciting them daily for the week. With each day, I could feel my confidence, self-worth and joy rise. Continue reading “4 Affirmations to Change Your Life”
We often count the days, weeks and months since we lost the ones we love, but it always feels like it just happened yesterday.
Have you ever been through the storm and could feel the sun, just for the clouds and rain to swiftly cover its glory? Have you ever felt like you were just starting to “feel normal”, then another blow to your heart brings you deeper into despair than before? Continue reading “10 Things Heartache Taught Me”
Over the past six days, God has spoken to me twice regarding my inner thoughts and feelings.
Last week, I was wondering whether I should keep writing this much – between my blog, writing entertainment stories, reviews and feature articles, my wrists and arms have been in pain. I have carpal tunnel to thank (NOT) for the aching, every time I do what I love to do. Continue reading “7 Things to Believe When You Think You Can’t Do It”
Life can be difficult most times. From juggling relationships with family and friends, trying to create synergy between your work and personal lives, and simply taking time for yourself, it is so easy to get overwhelmed.
And this has been the story of my life for the past week, or more, LOL. Continue reading “8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up”
For 29 and a half years, I put my self-esteem and self-love in the hands of others.
I based the way I loved and accepted myself on the way other people loved and accepted me. This was draining, because their actions, words and attention were never enough. I was always left empty, more hurt and yearning for more. Continue reading “How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life”
Have you wanted to say what needed to be said, but didn’t? Have you yearned to do something that you felt in your heart you should do, but changed your mind? Have you made decisions based on others’ advice versus following your intuition?
Continue reading “8 Truths to Find Yourself When You’re Lost in Others’ Opinions”