The best way to get over something is to go thru it. I am an overanalyzer by nature, I take my problems to a Google search, aggregate solutions that make sense to me and try to figure out the best and quickest strategy away from pain and back to peace. And even with the endless blog posts and chapters of self-help books I’ve read, I’ve found something not so astonishing.Read More
As I listened to my friend lament to me her frustrations of feeling out of control of her thoughts and emotions, I nodded in empathy and asked her, where is it you feel emotionally safe? Where is the space you run to when you just need an emotional release without judgment?Read More
At times, the only choice between faking it until you make it is pure insanity. Doing the same thing over and over hoping for a different result would drive anyone mad.
I could not get this particular thought out my head and I couldn’t understand why my feelings weren’t reciprocated. I found myself often times in a boxing match with my feelings. The more I swung, the more I tried to annihilate my feelings, the more pronounced they became.
I was having one of the many moments I have where I was thinking aloud and speaking my life “as if…” Speaking your life “as if…” means to speak and live your life as if xyz occurred. So in my case, I’ve spoken as if I were confident. I would dress, speak, and walk if I were confident and in this way, I was able to see how the same world I used to view through the eyes of someone with low self-esteem, dramatically changed for me.Read More