Speaking kindly to ourselves may not seem like much, or likely it could do any good at all, yet speaking unkindly to ourselves is devastating and definitely…… Read more “Checking in… how have you been doing with speaking kindly to yourself this week?”
Could you be a “Co-dependent” and not know it?
Co-dependency was a refuge for me when I was married to an alcoholic and drug addict. I was set up to become a co-dependent person from the…… Read more “Could you be a “Co-dependent” and not know it?”
Enjoy the freedom of being yourself, accepting that being seen a fool is just a part of it!
In a world where the image of being pulled together and perfect set an impossibly high bar, sometimes giving ourselves the freedom to just own who we are, let our hair down and stop worrying about being accepted is such a breath of fresh air!
I can’t tell you how many YEARS I agonized about not meeting with other people’s approval, or worse, living in fear of their disapproval. As long as my energy was focused on THAT, it was as though that was exactly what I attracted into my life!
The disapprovers showed their colors to me time and again, when they showed me they really just wanted to control me and my life because they felt they could do a better job at it than I could.
Even if that were true, It was still my life to live!
Posts for Mental Health Day October 10
The things that had the BIGGEST impact on my own mental health were teaching myself to like myself, suspending judgment, practicing speaking kindly instead of cruelly to myself, and allowing this whole set of tools to rewire my brain!
I know it sounds very innocuous, but HOW we see ourselves and speak to ourselves is foundational to developing more tools, for how quickly or how slowly we heal and grow, how we see the possible solutions, and how we implement them long-term.
Why we’re so attracted to people who end up abusing us
It isn’t just women who end up in relationships with abusers, narcissists, and bullies. Men end up in these kinds of relationships too. Photo by Tamara Kulish,…… Read more “Why we’re so attracted to people who end up abusing us”
How social myths contribute to struggling mental health issues
There are so many untrue old myths floating around regarding how to manage life and money, that they get repeated by people who want to help, but…… Read more “How social myths contribute to struggling mental health issues”
Miracles of healing: how this manifests
Here’s a truth: “Ultimately we’re each responsible for our own healing”… yet how do we even know what the first step is to achieve that, let alone…… Read more “Miracles of healing: how this manifests”
Artistic people are great at creative problem-solving!
Photo and quote by Tamara KulishAvailable on Fine Art America Years ago I was told that I couldn’t be hired for certain jobs because I was an…… Read more “Artistic people are great at creative problem-solving!”
Scrolling, scrolling, scrolling…
The past few days have seen me scrolling, scrolling, scrolling through Facebook and a few media sources, looking for information to share to be able to encourage…… Read more “Scrolling, scrolling, scrolling…”
Exercises for the Commute: mental and physical!
Like so many of you, I spend time in my car daily commuting to and from work, but with the cold winter, I haven’t been able to…… Read more “Exercises for the Commute: mental and physical!”
Forgiving is difficult, and doesn’t equal allowing the person to hurt us again!
I just replied to Rita regarding this difficult topic which prompted me to write my own post about it! Forgiveness is an ongoing process! Photo and quote…… Read more “Forgiving is difficult, and doesn’t equal allowing the person to hurt us again!”
Pay equity and asking for a reasonable salary
If you’re job seeking, this may be of help to boost you up! This article from Yahoo has some great points for talking about salary in the…… Read more “Pay equity and asking for a reasonable salary”
A new you! Is this possible?
I would like each of you to read this image and to follow the directions when you reach the bottom of the image! Then read the rest…… Read more “A new you! Is this possible?”
“What kind of love do I allow in my life?”
Artwork by Tamara KulishAvailable on Fine Art America Here are a few questions many men and women have at various times: “Will I meet someone special?”, “Will…… Read more ““What kind of love do I allow in my life?””
10 Steps to Owning Our Happiness
Quite a while ago I came across a post by prashchopra on WordPress, entitled “Expectations and Choices” (which may no longer be on the site). They ended…… Read more “10 Steps to Owning Our Happiness”