In the modern world of motherhood, where expectations and pressures run high, it’s time to have an open conversation about the needs of mothers themselves. In this article, I aim to explore why tending to mothers is just as crucial as caring for their children.
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In a world where religion often discourages trusting one’s intuition, I questioned the wisdom of the scriptures. Breaking free from the shackles of extreme religious beliefs, I embarked on a path of self-discovery. This blog post reveals my struggles with social conformity, the distinction between religion and spirituality, the profound impact of learning to trust my intuition, and how you can learn how to do the same.
Expectations are typically viewed in a negative light, and for good reason. But in this blog post, we will explore two sides of expectations, focusing on how unspoken expectations can be the source of unnecessary suffering while spoken expectations can liberate us by helping us understand our own limitations and set necessary boundaries.
Compromise has long been regarded as a key tool for resolving conflicts and reaching agreements in relationships. However, while compromise in a relationship can sometimes lead to mutually acceptable outcomes, it can also have significant downsides. When partners compromise, they often have to give up something that is important to them, leading to feelings of dissatisfaction and resentment in the long run. Additionally, compromise may not necessarily address the underlying needs and desires of each partner and may not result in the most creative or mutually beneficial solutions. In this blog post, I explore why compromise is not always the best approach in relationships and why collaboration, a more proactive and collaborative approach, may lead to more satisfying outcomes.
Human beings are social creatures. Therefore, forming connections with others is essential to our well-being. However, while communication is often cited as the key to building solid relationships, another factor is equally important yet often overlooked. In our personal or professional lives, making meaningful connections requires more than effective communication. This article will explore this overlooked factor and discuss how healing emotional trauma can help us build more fulfilling relationships.
Happiness is something we all strive for. It’s the ultimate goal that we’re taught to pursue from a young age. We’re constantly bombarded with messages that tell us to buy certain products or achieve certain goals in order to arrive at happiness. Yet, despite our best efforts, true and lasting happiness often eludes us, even after the accolades, with the big salaries and the hottest hubby. That’s because the happiness we’re chasing is often just an illusion. It’s based on external factors like money, success, and relationships, which can be fleeting and unreliable. In reality, what we truly need is inner peace – a sense of calm and contentment that comes from within. In this blog post, we’ll explore why inner peace matters more than the illusion of happiness and how cultivating it can lead to a more fulfilling and joyful life.
Curiosity is a driving force for personal growth and a powerful tool for building and strengthening relationships. When we approach others with genuine curiosity, we open ourselves to new perspectives, experiences, and opportunities for connection. Curiosity can help us deepen our understanding of others, foster empathy, and promote trust and intimacy in our relationships.
In this blog, we will explore the power of curiosity in relationships and discuss how curiosity can help us navigate conflicts, enhance communication, and create meaningful connections with those around us.
You’re likely here because someone you know is struggling, and you want to help. Have you ever considered that sometimes allowing people to go through hard times might be the most loving thing we can offer? It sounds counterintuitive, maybe even cruel, but when we look closer, we see that there can be immense value in experiencing difficult moments. We often hear about the dangers of overprotectiveness and how it can hinder personal growth and development. But what if we take this one step further? What if, in certain circumstances, the most compassionate thing we can do is to allow someone we love to face hardship? Let’s explore this controversial topic and see what insights we can uncover together.
Do you find yourself constantly putting others’ needs ahead of your own? Do you struggle to say “no” to things when you don’t want to do them? Do you struggle to share your opinions, needs, or desires? If so, you might be a people pleaser. While it’s natural to want to make others happy, people-pleasing can become a harmful behavior that can negatively impact your mental and emotional well-being and your connection with others. In this blog post, I’ll explore what it is, the psychological origins of this behavior, the dangers of people pleasing, and signs that you might be a people pleaser. I’ll also offer tips for how to break free from this pattern and build healthier relationships with others. So if you identify with always seeking to make others happy and are ready to put yourself first, keep reading!
Emotional wounds are a part of life, and we all have them. Whether it’s from past traumas, relationship breakdowns, or other difficult experiences, these wounds can take a toll on our mental health and well-being. Many people turn to traditional methods of healing, such as therapy or revisiting their inner child, to find relief. While these methods can be effective for some, they’re not for everyone (and weren’t for me). That’s why in this post, we’re going to explore some fun and creative ways to heal emotional wounds. From practicing self-love to finding supportive communities, these unconventional methods may be just what you need to move forward with your healing journey if you aren’t ready for the deep work of healing your inner child. So, let’s dive in and discover the possibilities of healing beyond the inner child.
Have you ever struggled to break free from negative thoughts and limiting beliefs? Have you ever felt like you’re stuck in a rut, despite your best efforts to move forward? The truth is our subconscious mind holds immense power over our thoughts, emotions, and actions. It’s responsible for shaping our beliefs, and our beliefs then shape our reality. But the good news is that we can change our subconscious mind and unlock our full potential with the right tools and techniques. In this blog post, I’ll share with you my journey and the strategies I’ve used to change my subconscious mind so I could finally live my best life.
The human mind is a complex and fascinating entity, and understanding how it works for us and against us is essential for personal growth and
Wanna learn the secret to success? In blog post, I’m gonna tell you! I’ll dive into the dynamic duo: resilience and strength and explain how these superpowers work together to help you bounce back from challenges and come out on top. And why you need to master both.
Explore the complex nature of healing. Learn why healing is not a straightforward, linear process and gain insight into the various factors that impacted my own journey towards wellness.
Questions like “what do I do when therapy isn’t working?” can be difficult to answer, but there are a few things to consider if you
Ever wondered what stonewalling in a relationship looks like? Or the effects it has on a person? Or what to do if you’re the victim? If so, you’re in the right place.
Change is usually associated with progress. The words growth and change are often used interchangeably because change is an indication of growth, and therefore a good thing if we ever want to arrive at enlightenment. We’re going to dive a little deeper and discuss how change is good and how staying stuck in a diehard and fixed mindset can be find us contributing to pain in the world.
Have you ever said, “I’d NEVER do that” only to find yourself years later guilty of the exact thing you were judging? You’re not alone. This one small tweak helped me turn my judgy comments into connection.
It would be dishonest of me to say I’ve never participated in a good bitch sesh about my husband. But because I’ve done it, I know how liberating it can be. Curious about why we do it and what the consequences are? Read on.
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