Some days are easier than others. And when the urge to curl up into a ball becomes strong, be gentle with yourself. Allow yourself some t.v. time or read a book. Don’t expect to have all of the answers. Look after yourself, first.
We live in a funny old age. Social media is often centred around self promotion, and the rat race has us vying for status. But is competing really good for our self-esteem? Surely it actually undermines our self-worth. As Naomi Klein says, ‘The quest for cool is by nature riddled with self doubt.’
Acts of beauty and acts of love are the opposite of this game, they focus on what you can contribute and they make you feel so much better. Try doing a true act this week.
I get thirsty, a lot. And when I do, I drink tap water. My super health conscious friend recently advised I start drinking spring water instead. I did, and I noticed the difference straight away. I felt lighter and more well immediately, and it seems to be getting even better with time. My under eyes are not dark anymore.
I think it is due to the heavy metals in tap water.
Every creature has a lot to overcome. I have an illness or two, etc. Sometimes life can be a struggle. For everyone. But how we see our challenges radically changes our future. Here’s how: if we just mope around feeling sorry for ourselves, what scope is there for making a positive outcome happen? I can’t see it. The only way to make positive changes is to see each challenge as a chance to grow.