I’m working on self-acceptance at the moment. The need to constantly change myself and not accept where I’m at in the process of self-improvement is holding me back. In order to heal from my trauma I have to be okay with where I am right now…. I am jealous sometimes, and that is okay. I […]
Wake up Go to work Work Get home Feel exhausted and wonder how I will summon the energy to cook dinner. Go to bed early because I’m exhausted. Get 11 hours sleep. Wake up, still exhausted. Repeat for several days. Has the dreaded burnout returned?
To my friend, We’re not really close anymore, I guess we’ve drifted apart. But there was a time about 8 years ago, where we were really close. I was mentally ill. You were my main support. I’ve been writing a series of “forgiveness letters”, forgiving others for the things they’ve done to me. When I […]
Dear Mum, I forgive you. I forgive you for not being the mother I needed. I forgive you for not making me feel safe and secure. I forgive you for being an alcoholic and always choosing alcohol over me. I forgive you for being in denial about your addiction. I forgive you for projecting all […]
I’m going through that dreaded process….job hunting. The last three weeks of this process have been a complete rollercoaster. Some well meaning person asked me how job hunting was going, I give an update “still nothing yet” and suddenly feel triggered into thinking I’m useless. “Why can’t I find a job? “What’s wrong with me? […]
I finally feel like I’ve had a bit of a breakthrough. After the last few weeks of feeling low, in energy, in mood and in general well-being, I woke up this morning feeling different, with a crescendo of energy and zest for life. The motivation I’ve been lacking lately, had finally evaporated off (a little […]
As of late, I’ve felt a bit flat. Uninspired, unmotivated and fatigued. I’ve tried a few things that have helped a bit, affirmations, journaling and eating healthier. There hasn’t been a major shift but it’s helpful to have a few strategies that help a little. I’m curious to know… What do you do to elevate […]