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.
Morning rituals have become a thing. I'll be honest: even the term itself does not appeal to me... It sounds like too much work first thing in the morning. Nevertheless, I do believe that the way we start the day highly impacts on the rest of the day. So, here's a suggestion on how you can easily create a morning ritual that doesn't take more than a few seconds.
Grief doesn't have a timeline or an end date.
There's no right or wrong way to grief.
Being able to talk and share your grief experiences and feel that you are not alone doesn't take away your sadness but it can help to make the situation more bearable.
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.
Anyone who knows me, knows I am a huge fan of self-development. I truly believe that we never stop learning. But I realize also that the love for self-development and personal growth might turn into the belief that something is wrong with us. In my article that is now available on Elephant Journal, I write about how my (subconscious) belief that I was broken affected me in various ways.