Have you ever hit rock bottom and felt like nothing good could come out of it? You’ve hit rock bottom, nothing is aligning in your favor, and you fall into a deep, dark depression. There’s nothing more isolating than feeling alone in suffering. There’s nothing harder than fighting a fight that doesn’t seem to have an end or a purpose. But I’m here to tell you this: If we allow it to, our deepest pain can lead to truer versions of ourselves and guide us
It might be one of the hardest things to do, but leaving a toxic relationship preserves your self-respect and dignity. I have been in my share of toxic relationships in my life. In fact, most of them were like this. From the outside looking in, you might think it’s easy to leave these unions, but it’s not. Leaving a toxic relationship requires planning and tact. It’s far from easy but it’s necessary for both your physical and mental health. Why is leaving so difficult? Leaving a
Many factors can lower self-esteem. Fortunately, there are numerous confidence building exercises which can remind you of your worth. Confidence building exercises are useful for all of us, even if we understand our worth. Truthfully, there should be nothing which can shake this worth, but it does happen. No one is perfect. Shaken confidence is no fault of our own, however, we must learn how to stand proudly in who we are. After all, the pursuit of goals and dreams depends heavily on self-confidence. For
Compliments are nice, but what if they come from a jealous or fake person? In this case, you need to know how to take such a compliment without being mean. Being told that you are beautiful or intelligent feels good. I know it’s nice for me. There comes a time, however, when compliments start to seem like backhanded comments. This is because these “compliments” aren’t nice words at all – they are carefully crafted insults. They come from fake people, and there are ways to
I never knew how to deal with jealous people until I realized how ugly the emotion can be. Jealousy can be a beast, turning you into a toxic person. I know jealousy is wrong, but I was also a part of the problem. Who am I fooling, I can still be a little jealous at times. I’m not proud of what I am, but I do learn things about myself every day and about others. I also learn how to deal with jealous people and
Discover more about the psychology of false friends. Find out how to clean up your life and gain respect in this fast-paced world! Friends are an integral element in the success or failure of a person. This is one of the reasons why it is important to recognize false friends in your life. It is a common belief that a person can be judged by their friends who are basically their closest people apart from their parents or special someone. Hence, a good friend is
What if I told you that it’s possible to ensure a positive outlook on a whole day with a few simple actions in the morning? There’s nothing worse than waking up on the wrong side of the bed. Of course, this is just an expression, but some days it does seem like things go wrong from the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed. It could be the lack of sleep, stress, or a bit of simply bad luck, but there
It’s a whole other ball game to be raised by toxic parents. These are the people who help mold you into the person you are. I’m not sure if I had toxic parents, but I know one of them had similar traits. It was my father. I loved my father just like all little girls loved and adored their daddy. But my father was different than some of the other kid’s fathers. He always seemed to draw attention to himself and also to my shortcomings.