Do you ever feel like you don’t want to be alone with your thoughts? I never used to have trouble being alone with myself. I enjoyed it. Often preferred it, in fact, to being with other people. I was never afraid of being alone with my own thoughts. Or of feeling lonely. I never felt… Continue reading There’s a right time to face your negative thoughts – and it might not be right now
It’s midday on a workday and I’m still in my jammies. Which isn’t as bad as it sounds, since I work from home – but I usually get dressed to do so. Because I value myself and it makes me feel good. Like I’m a grown-up. Like I’m somebody living a fabulous, meaningful life. Like… Continue reading I am not unbreakable – and that’s okay!
I found an interesting article on Psychology Today. It suggests to “invite the symptoms”, meaning to try to purposefully produce the blush.
I usually stay well away from political topics on my Blusher’s Blog. But not today. Today, politics are once again becoming more and more infused with fear – one of this blog’s main topics. Fear affects people not only on a singular, personal scale. It can have nationwide, even global consequences. This is a personal (and yes, political) essay on how fear has affected the world before, and how we’re seeming to steer into that skid yet again today.
Are you sick of hearing “let it go”, but not knowing HOW to do so? There is a way. I show you how in this blog post. The key is simple…
Making other people the instrument of your own happiness will backfire sooner or later. The less you expect from others and turn those expectations into your own triumphs, the more happy you’ll be able to make yourself.
Three mantras get me through my inevitable low moments, or even prevent them: 1. Be grateful. 2. No Expectations. 3. Let It Go. In this and the next two blog posts, I show you how these mantras work for me – and how they can work for you, too.