“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it” – Rumi
Most of us are so busy waiting for someone to love us that we have forgotten about the one person we need to love first – ourselves.
Continue reading “Learn to Fall in Love with Yourself”
It is very easy for us to yield when the situation isn’t in our favour. But we must hold on and not give in to the situation.
Continue reading “A Letter of Comfort”
“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty of life differs from person to person. For some people, the beauty lies in the accomplishment of their goals. For others, being loved and cherished by their loved ones makes life beautiful. Some have devote their life to raising the life of others.
Crossroads simply means a decision point; a turning point or opportunity to change direction, course, or goal. It is a place of decision, that will affect the course of one’s life.
Continue reading “What to do when you are at a crossroads in your life”
In today’s rush, we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just being” – Eckhart Tolle
Living intentionally is an art. We can learn to create a life we love; a life that is full of peace and true joy.
Continue reading “The Art of Living with Peace and Joy”
Do you want your world wrapped in predictability?
Have you ever felt like, you need all the information, or solutions, as regards the future?
Continue reading “Letting go of the fear of “The Unknown””
Life is like a road trip without a map.
Sometimes, you may think:What’s the point in living, when you feel unloved, unwanted, and you think you’re a burden to yourself, and those around you?
Continue reading “An unwanted existence”
Some people lack joy for no good reason. Unhappiness can pop up in different, hidden, unsuspecting forms.
Here are some reasons you may be unhappy, and suggestions on how to combat them:
Continue reading “Some of the little things that make you secretly unhappy”
Most of the time, when we get upset with what is happening in our life, especially when things don’t go as planned, we begin to lose faith in ourselves, forgetting that what is lying around the corner, might be the best for us, even if it doesn’t seem that way. You just have to trust in the process.
Continue reading “The hardest test in life”
When you have to deal with negative, unexpected change, it does get scary.
Because there is always something to lose, or something to let go. Things can’t always remain the same. You should have this in mind. We need to learn to accept change. Some people do handle, or appear to handle change better than others.
Continue reading “Change is inevitable”
My Guest Blogger is: Maja
Bio: Maja loves writing, photography and helping people. Much of her work deals with mental health. Being a former nurse, almost a midwife, helps her to pass her own experience. She blogs at Lampelina.
Escaping Depression through Art
Many people tend to express their emotions through different kinds of art. I have a difficulty to find the right words many times, while I can easily take some pictures.
Continue reading “GUEST POST: Escaping Depression through Art”
The most important life lesson we will ever learn, will be from the bad decisions we make. However, those bad decisions present us with the perfect opportunity to improve ourselves.
Continue reading “Break me. Correct me. Teach me”
The two hardest tests on the road to transformation, are the patience to wait for the right moment, and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.
Continue reading “There will be bad days, and they will end”
Everyone hides their feelings every now and again, especially when we are feeling sad. Hiding or suppressing your emotions is not good for your mind and body.
We do not see things ‘the way they are‘, we see things ‘the way we are‘.
Most people put too much pressure on themselves, in relation to the future, when all that truly matters most is the ‘NOW.’
Continue reading “Tomorrow doesn’t exist!”
A toxic behaviour is one that is harmful. I wrote about it HERE. Many people who exhibit toxic traits are oblivious to their own behaviours.
Continue reading “How To Overcome Toxic Behaviours”
What time is it?
The advent of time-telling devices allowed us to measure time accurately. We set alarms and wear watches on our wrists. We can’t deny the dominance of time over our lives. We go in circles, trying to chase the hands of the clock.
Continue reading “Are we really slaves to ‘Time’?”
It doesn’t matter how large or small, make an effort to appreciate the things you have accomplished. It shouldn’t end with simply crossing it out from your to-do list.
Continue reading “Celebrate those victories, no matter how big or small”
When we feel darkness all around, when things go worse, and nothing seems to work for us, there is one thing that keep us going; HOPE.
Continue reading “Don’t Lose Hope When The Sun Goes Down”
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it” – Confucius
There is an unbelievable amount of beauty in our everyday lives, and the things around us, even in stuff you probably wouldn’t give a second glance.
Continue reading “How to Find the Hidden Beauty in Everything”
Is that normal?
The concept of ‘normal,’ and what counts as ‘normal behaviour,’ has long been of interest to sociologists. Sociologists have very different approaches to answering the basic, but fundamental question, ‘what is normal‘?
Continue reading “What is your definition of ‘NORMAL’?”
“Winning isn’t getting ahead of others. It is getting ahead of yourself” – Roger Staubach
Are some people born blessed, destined to be winners, whereas others are born, destined to stay as losers, no matter how hard they try? Continue reading “Is everybody born a winner?”
Occasionally, we have doubts about ourselves. These doubts are capable of affecting every facet of our lives, including our health. Low self-esteem leave you feeling sad and insecure.
Continue reading “How to improve your self-esteem”
Simply telling someone “Be happy” wouldn’t make them happy. Some people buy into several myths or misconceptions about happiness, without consideration.
Continue reading “Quashing myths about Happiness”
We all grow up in different situations. Some grow up in toxic environments, while others grow up in healthy situations. Regardless of your experience growing up, no matter how sweet or bitter, there comes a point in your life, when you will decide how you will respond to circumstances/challenges.
Continue reading “Are you ruining your life?”
Even the darkest night will end.
It is very much possible for something delicious to be made from our bitter experience. Don’t let anyone talk you into losing your faith. Things will definitely get better. We mustn’t lose hope.
Continue reading “It will be okay…”
Most people have this twisted idea that they don’t deserve or are not worthy of happiness. They may have guilt about their past, and feel they should be punished severely.
Continue reading “A reminder about Happiness”
Most people struggle with motivation, but it is even more challenging if you have mental health issues, such as depression or anxiety. The thought of Continue reading “How to stay motivated”
Happiness is not only the absence of unhappiness. It is also an affirmation that you’re in a good state of mind.
The quality of your mind, determines the quality of your life. Whatever goes on in your mind can make you either happy or miserable.
Continue reading “The little secret to happiness”
Life is about building yourself. Don’t change your thoughts, actions, so that others will like you. People don’t have to like you, it is your life, your decisions.
Continue reading “Create the life you want to live”
Most people struggle with motivation. The thought of it may seem overwhelming, especially if you’re suffering from severe depression and anxiety. Continue reading “When the motivational writer can’t seem to motivate him or her self”
Each time you look at yourself deeply in the mirror, you probably might ask yourself, what are the things that keep you going. You can’t find a reason that motivate you to keep on living.
What other feeling could be worse than that?
Continue reading “They say, in this world, it is either you adapt or die”
Your entire life is lived through your relationship with yourself. It is the most defining factor in shaping the kind of life you live.
Continue reading “How to live a happier life”
God opens millions of flowers without forcing the buds. It tells us not to force anything, for things will happen in the right time.
Continue reading “Stop comparing your life with that of others”
You might be sitting in your home, thinking about the things you didn’t accomplish last year.
Others might be worried or stressed out, because they felt they achieved nothing in 2019, and about upcoming challenges, and the uncertainty of the future.
Continue reading “Happy New Year!”
Why put requirements on feeling good?
True life is being given to us all the time.
We just have to let it all in.
True life costs nothing.
You don’t need that brand new car before Continue reading “True happiness costs nothing”
In every place, there is your space in the race of life. Deliberately maximize your space, as long as you have got it.