If we’ve been duped by denial or poised for pretense … we may miss the signs to save ourself from falling in love, in bed or in dire straits, with a fake.
Though the concept of self-care may sound good, it may be easier said than done. In today’s article, we’ll discuss the main reason we avoid self-care, and how to shift our self-perception to allow us to give and receive self-care.
The way we respond to the question “how do you feel” reflects the state of our soul. If we respond with a superficial and meaningless “Fine,” if we respond before we actually know how we feel, if we respond in a way that is opposite of our truth, if we resist the question, resist replying, resist knowing how we feel (or we know someone like this), this article is for us.
When we’re unaware of what’s happening within us, anxiety can easily arise. By being out of touch with what we’re experiencing, we’ve abandoned ourself. Although this experience of being unaware seems to be common, by learning to listen within, we can free ourself from anxiety and experience the peaceful truth within.
If you’re on the fence about journaling, why not walk into it “Your Way”? If you’re wondering, “Why Change Me Now,” and if “You Forgot All the Words,” “Ya Better Stop,” because Mr. Sinatra recorded well over 1,200 fun, quirky song titles that make fabulous topics about which to write.
Like a smile can brighten our day, a happy “Hello!” can be a beautiful breeze that uplifts our spirits for a moment, a day, or lovingly linger for a lifetime. During holidays and any day, emotions can run high, and it’s ever-evident that the words we speak may be some of the greatest gifts that we give … and receive.