How are you? How are you REALLY doing? Let's face it, the pandemic is affecting all of us - to different degrees for sure, but all our lives have changed to some extent. And my gentle advice is this: be less judgemental and show yourself and others some compassion during this crisis.
I think celebrating Thanksgiving is great! But I also think that giving thanks is something we should incorporate into every day. Once you really start thinking about what you can be grateful for, it's amazing how many things come to mind - which in itself will make you feel good! Besides, studies have proven a number of significant benefits of gratitude. Read on for three things that gratitude changed for me.
Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? Those are great guidelines on the things we should probably keep to ourselves and not say out loud. But what about the pain we cause by NOT saying anything? Read on to see what I mean.
If you follow my insta account, you will know that I am partial to 'words of wisdom quotes' (I am aware that some people think they are just meaningless platitudes but I happen to love them - mostly). But there is one that really winds me up. And that is anything along the lines of "never give up". Quite naturally, given how often I have quit things in my life, I guess. Read on to find out why I think it's bullshit - and not just because I personally may feel criticized for my choices ;-)