Solitude is taking time for oneself. We all need solitude whether we are single, in a relationship, or have a family. Solitude is essential for our personal well-being and the health of our interpersonal relationships. Solitude allows us time to rejuvenate and get in touch with ourselves; it is needed by everyone, regardless of their nature; introverts tend to require more solitude, but even the most extroverted individuals benefit from time with themselves. [Read more…]
Self-care is about identifying your needs for your physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual well-being and taking deliberate action to meet those needs. Self-care includes taking the time to do activities that nourish you; it also requires restricting situations or activities that interfere with your well-being. Knowing your limits and setting appropriate boundaries is important in your . Letting go of people or situations that deplete you and making space for that which fills you with energy and joy is the essence of self-care. Self-care is an essential aspect self-love, and it means treating yourself with the same kindness and respect that you would treat others. [Read more…]
Our emotions have a deep impact on who we are and what we experience in our lives. We all experience a range of emotions in varying degrees. In some cultures, it is common to suppress the emotions, where in others we are taught to vent them. Some people are taken over by the power of their emotions, and others are emotionally flat or stifled. [Read more…]
The science of anatomy states that emotions are a production of our brain and our mind. An emotion arises simply for the sake of survival. An emotion is a short-lived mental fluctuation, but when we start to identify with that emotion, it becomes a feeling or a mood, a longer lasting modification of the mind. [Read more…]
Most of us have had at least one bad boss in our working life. A bad or “toxic” boss is someone who you dread speaking with, the leader which makes you feel small or insignificant, the arrogant, irritable, or inflexible manager, or the boss who can instantly suck the life and enjoyment from employees by simply entering the room. [Read more…]
Life consists of so much more than the physical world; even though we cannot “see” it, we are connected to one another on an energetic and emotional level. Each time we interact with another we make an exchange on the more subtle levels of our being and even after we physically separate from the other, energetic and emotional ties remain. Energetic cords are not restricted by space or time, so you can be connected to someone far away, a person from your past, or someone who is no longer living. [Read more…]
If we pay attention to our daily thoughts, we begin to see how many self-criticisms, and unhealthy beliefs we impregnate into our subconscious mind every day. These thoughts can take the form of criticisms about our appearance, a lack of confidence in our abilities, feelings of guilt for taking time for ourselves, or a resistance to taking steps to better ourselves. In every person, there is at least one area where they are hindering their evolution.