What Loving Yourself Requires

What Loving Yourself Requires

The more I learn to love myself, the more I truly grasp what it means.

I used to think that loving who I am meant that I had to be perfect. I used to think that loving who I am was tied to who and how many people loved me.

I used to think that loving what I look like is defined by others’ opinions of me. I used to think that loving what I looked like had to be what the world thought was worthy of being beautiful. Continue reading “What Loving Yourself Requires”

10 Things Heartache Taught Me

10 Things Heartache Taught Me

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”

7 Things to Believe When You Think You Can’t Do It

7 Things to Believe When You Think You Can’t Do It

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”

8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

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”

How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life

How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life

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”