Tag: growth

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Sometimes you need to distance yourself from people. You need to cut ties if they are no longer positive features in your life. Sometimes those people are tied to you through blood and they played a huge part in your life as you grew into an adult. Or they are friends who no longer provide…

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Now as a 22- year old adult, I find myself trying to build myself up, but I don’t have a foundation. And I didn’t know why. Until we started talking about self- esteem and development in my Personal and Social Adjustment Psychology class. We were discussing the relationship between self- esteem (perception of ourselves) and…

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On Friday I spent the day doing enrolment for the college I worked at and tying up loose ends. It was coming up to 4, I popped out to have a walk and break and I came back in. I saw that people were hanging around the office, not particularly unsual, I walked over to…

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After another night of erratic sleep I’ve decided to look at my personality type a bit more this morning. A while ago I got called an introvert by someone who’s known me for a very long time though not that well as they are one of my best friend’s boyfriends. If I’m honest I was…

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I’m not where I thought I’d be at this time in my life. When I envisaged the future I thought I’d be doing a job which was leading to an amazing career in the arts, living in my own flat or house and maybe even married, though I was never to sure about that one.…

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Yesterday I posted a video of me singing and playing the guitar on Instagram. Not particularly out of the ordinary, right? I posted it and I felt okay about my performance in it, wasn’t my best but I wanted to show that I was still trying to make progress. Then I got a notification of…

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We’ve all heard it before, time and again: the greatest power we possess is the power of Now.  But what does it really mean? To me, it’s quite simple, actually.  My greatest “enemy” is Time.  If I am stuck in my past, seeing my failures, shortcomings, losses and doubts, then I cannot move forward today.…

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Some days are difficult and yet I have grown to love and accept myself. However, I have days when I look at myself in the mirror and I can see the battle scars from the years of emotional and mental battles that have taken there toll. I see them in my eyes, skin, hands, legs, and entire body. My…

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Small emotional victories remind me I’m moving my heart in the right direction towards peace. Most of my recent medical and hospital encounters have been a bit difficult to deal with to a certain extent. But after looking inward, I realized a sizable portion of my issues were based in my fear. I had gotten my feelings hurt so many times and decided to go…