overcoming-hardships

Overcoming Hardships

Overcoming Hardships Throughout life, we all experience some form of hardship or even multiple hardships. Experiencing these can be a blow to one’s sense of self, self-esteem as well as gauging their self-worth. When encountering these hardships, giving up is more comfortable than pushing ourselves to overcome the obstacles in our way. We are only…

Kindness

Be Kind To Yourself

Be Kind To Yourself Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. This all sounds great, but it is much easier said than done, especially when it comes to ourselves. Kindness can be directed to others easier than we can address it to ourselves. We see it every day, a random act of…

Ever-Tried-to-HALT?

Ever Tried to HALT?

Ever Tried to HALT? I’m not sure where I first heard the acronym HALT, but when I did learn it I remember just saying to myself, “YES! So true and so simple!” HALT, I believe, come from the addiction recovery world and is a tool to help people prevent relapsing. I have found, however, that…

5 Ways to Bounce Back

5 Ways to Bounce Back

5 Ways to Bounce Back Resiliency is a vital skill to have if you want to thrive in life. Resiliency is the ability for someone to bounce back from adversity; it is the act of getting back to baseline after being challenged or stretched. Increasing resiliency not only allows us to overcome difficult times but…

Break up

5 Actions to Overcome a Break-up

5 Actions to Overcome a Break-up We have all been there. We think we have found “The One,” our “Soul Mate,” and it all crumbles away. Break-ups can leave use destroyed; we feel unlovable; we tell ourselves horrible lies like “you’re disgusting,” “It was all my fault,” and “you’re useless.” These are falsehoods that we…