The past can keep us imprisoned if we don’t learn to let go of painful memories, preventing us from moving on in a healthier, happier way.
Have you ever had to go through a devastating breakup; the kind of breakup when you were hurting deeply, and it felt rather unlikely ever to find healing and bounce back from being an emotional wreck sobbing on the bathroom floor. Breakups do that to us; they rip us into million shreds from the inside out, and the emotional pain can be unbearable. But let’s pause for a moment and investigate why is that so? Why do breakups unstitch us so spectacularly and how can we heal from pain? Read More
Do we have too much stuff?! Let's face it, along with the hard earned money that’s being constantly wasted buying clothes that we never wear, having too many things makes it much harder to stay organized, isn't it? So why do we own too many things and does it get in the way of all the good things? Read More
“By accepting yourself and being fully what you are, your presence can make others happy.” – Jane Roberts Read More
You want to feel needed, wanted and loved. You crave that special someone's touch, kiss, and affection hoping that they will love you back as much as you do. And that’s perfectly natural. But what happens when you are in the wrong relationship when everything you do is to please your partner? Read More
Until you allow yourself to fully embrace that you are 100% responsible for writing your own future, there will be always this slight disconnect between where you are and what you think about where you’re at. You can always choose to turn pain into incredible power. Start working out where the pain stems from, understand that there's a lesson to be learned, and turn your new knowledge into massive positive action, and see yourself coming through any suffering a stronger, more resilient person. Read More
Trauma and painful memories associated with it is a challenging subject to bring up in any conversation. It’s not often that you even hear about it, despite the alarming fact that 60% of adults report some kind of abuse or...
Simplicity has its beauty, and it always boils down to eliminating the excess in our lives. And yet media and society try hard to convince us that having more stuff should be the goal and the answer to anything. But is having more actually improving the quality of our lives? Do more possessions add real value to our days? Do more commitments in our diaries help us feel less overwhelmed? Does always chasing the latest gadget on the market helps us feel happier? Hang on, is having more even feasible, especially for those of us who are struggling to make ends meet and pay monthly bills on time? Many people can barely afford enough, let alone more. That's where Minimalism can help to remarkably improve your life on all levels. Read More
Around fifteen years ago I dated a very fiery and emotional woman. I met her at a difficult time for her when she was going through a lot of upheaval in her life. Unfortunately, I wasn’t very skilled in relationships at...
Life throws unspeakable challenges at us sometimes and in order to cope and survive we need to attain mental immunity, which is the very foundation of emotional resilience. Mental immunity is not about resisting negative thoughts, it is about acknowledging, observing them without believing they represent reality. Read More
Grief becomes a scar on the part of our soul that survives. In a lot of cases, we will probably never completely get over the loss of this person. But there might be elements of good news in that loss. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals correctly—it still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp. Read More
If you are suffering in silence being locked in a miserable, terrible relationship –– LEAVE. People change, feelings change, relationships change, and sometimes you have to face the music and know when enough is enough and walk away. Read More
Breakups are brutal. They leave you feeling alone, anxious, and helpless. You search for answers and support but all you find are useless clichés. You’re told, “things will get better eventually” but it’s little consolation for the storm of emotions...
If you are a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), sometimes the world can feel too much. Although you are aware of the wonderful gifts of sensitivity – the capacity to empathize, a great love for nature and beauty and the ability to access greater nuances of meaning – you also have the sense that your sensitivity is tricky, shape-shifting. Read More
Have you ever felt GOOD after an ugly argument? Me neither. Even on the rare (really rare) occasion when I was able to “agree to disagree” with whoever sat on the opposite end of that particular opinion scale, I still felt annoyed. Unhappy. It all felt unfinished… It makes sense because arguments are never based on interest, curiosity or any sense of mutual benefit. Read More
How do you cope with grief when you lose someone you love? Grief is one of the hardest things we all have to deal with in our life. I’m a man… I put my hands up, and admit I’m a total novice at talking about my feelings. Read More
Have you ever wondered why do we hold on to the past so tightly at times? If it burns we get to take our hands off the stove in that instant, yet why is it so challenging to let go of the experiences that have caused us unthinkable amounts of pain and suffering? Read More