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.
Experiencing connection is a human need and friendship is one way to feel connected. But it seems that as adults we are not that great at forming and maintaining friendships. Read my thoughts on the matter on Tiny Buddha.
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 ;-)
Self-care is important and crucial for our well-being - there's no question about that! And still we often struggle with it, and instead run ourselves down. Read on to find out how you can change your self-care practice.