Whether it is to welcome new life into the world, or to help do whatever can be done to ease the pain or suffering of one at their most vulnerable moments; there truly is no greater privilege than to be with you during your time of need.
Whether you are doing your part by staying in social distancing, working to serve others or taking care of your family; don’t be too hard on yourself. Be sure to do something today just for you. Maybe it’s fixing your favorite warm drink, opening a window for fresh air or listening to the birds sing… just take a moment to slow down and take a breathe. Be gentle with yourself and with those you are with. Turn off any negative self talk while doing what you have to do. You’re Doing the Best You Can! That’s all any of us can ask of someone, including ourselves. Take care. terre~
No matter where you are or what you are having to do at this difficult time, staying positive can be oh so hard when our world has been turned upside down. But you can do it. Just finding one positive or lovely thought a day can help you get through and make such a huge difference in being able to do what needs to be done. Thinking of you all… we will make it through this and hopefully when it is all done, we will be a kinder, peaceful and more loving world. Blessings for strength and courage wherever you are. ~terre
Forgiveness means different things to many people. However, there are some real health benefits both physically and mentally to yourself if you can just let it go. Maybe the person who hurt you doesn’t see they did anything wrong and would never ask for forgiveness. Even if this is true, it is important to forgive them anyway, even if there is no hope for reconciliation, which is very hard. Does this mean you will forget? No, it means that you have decided to forgive them because you need it for yourself, so that you can move on with your life. Even if you can’t change how others see it, you can change how you react to it and move on with living your life.
Life’s too short to hold grudges… and besides it is not healthy for anyone, especially you. You deserve to live life happily and fully.
If you have found that you are just not able to move forward, there are many good resources, including community mental health providers. In the United States, you can also contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.
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Is sunny yellow your happy color? Some colors such as yellow can seem to lift our moods making for a happier day. Have you ever noticed how being happy and staying positive is like a beacon attracting others? Maybe not if you are naturally that way. But it’s true! Usually people like to be around other people who make them feel good and are truly interested in them. But some of those folks can also bring you down, leaving you out of sorts, though you may not be able to put your finger on just quite why this is.
How do you keep your light bright? If you are the sunshine person, do you sometimes feel drained as if the life has just been sucked out of you by negative naysayers? Then how do you keep your sunny outlook if this happens too often? It’s by taking care of you.
The first step is to remember it is alright to take care of yourself first; unless of course you have others such as little ones or another that you are caregiving for. But even when caring for others, it is important to do some self-care, so that you can be your best self in giving to others and to keep yourself strong physically and emotionally. Your good and caring nature might be causing you to always put yourself last.
The short list in taking care of yourself is:
get plenty of rest
spend time with those who make you happy
limit your time with those who are constantly more negative and draining (You know who these people are. It is okay to do this and is healthy for you)
Spend time with other happy, supportive, and encouraging people
Always have something to look forward to, even if it is small
Let your self keep shining! Be happy and choose how to make this happen. No other person has the right to make you miserable, unless you allow it. Live as happy as possible and with peace.
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Sometimes all we have to do is just take that first step and get started and not keep putting off what is important. Yes, life gets in the way! However; how can we be creative or carve out the time for that one thing on our bucket list, or finishing what is considered the most important project, while still doing all that has to be done and done today? Prioritizing every day, putting the important step(s) on the calendar. As one of my favorite professors used to say, Just chunk it down, one step at a time… and yes it will happen!
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