Your Insecurities May Be As Simple as Perspective

After struggling with self-esteem issues, Abbe Dembowitz came up with an idea to turn negative thoughts into positive affirmations through simple, inspiring photographs.

The Turn It Around Project is to provide a simplistic approach to a complicated problem: turn it around. In providing positive affirmations for negative thoughts through photographic expression, individuals will be able to gain a newfound sense of self. It is our objective to create awareness, establish community and garner positivity for the best and worst in us all.

Beautiful and encouraging photographs. Even if you can’t stop that first negative thought that pops into your head, you can change the second and third.

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Take Care of Yourself. Seriously.

A recent conversation that I had with another blogger got me thinking about how willing people are to put their work, education, etc. before their own physical and mental health. I’m just as guilty of this but I make an effort nowadays to keep this to a minimum because the body and mind I have are … Read more

19 Things Anyone Who Loves A Woman With Anxiety Should Know

19 Things Anyone Who Loves A Woman With Anxiety Should Know

Anxiety is unpredictable, confusing and intrusive. It’s tough. Not just for the people who have it but also for the people who love them. If you are one of those people, you would know too well that the second-hand experience of anxiety feels bad enough – you’d do anything to make it better for the one … Read more

Addiction Poems and My Addiction Recovery Systems

Addiction Poems and My Addiction Recovery Systems

Quitting something can seem incredibly hard, so much so that we don’t even want to put ourselves through the suffering. Have you tried giving up alcohol? Marijuana? Biting your nails? Complaining? Cigarettes? Junk food? I can confirm that it’s hard to dealing with addiction, but there are several things that stand in our way: The physical … Read more

15 Things Only People With Social Anxiety Would Understand

15 Things Only People With Social Anxiety Would Understand

All day, every day, life is like this.  Fear.  Apprehension.  Avoidance.  Pain.  Anxiety about what you said.  Fear that you said something wrong.  Worry about others’ disapproval.  Afraid of rejection, of not fitting in.  Anxious to enter a conversation, afraid you’ll have nothing to talk about.  Hiding what’s wrong with you deep inside, putting up … Read more

Things that Make Me Happy

Things that Make Me Happy

When I think about some questions such as what is happiness and what is self-happiness, I decide to think about all of the little things that make me happy and put a smile on my face. Some days I feel so overwhelmed with my to-do list, so it’s nice to have a list to reference and … Read more

How to Find Inner Peace In Your Life

How to Find Inner Peace In Your Life

How to find inner peace? It’s a question often asked, but rarely answered in a satisfying way. Some say peace of mind lies in security. Some say it’s about de-cluttering, and finding stillness and calm in life. Some say it’s about acceptance and letting go. I say it’s all about what you do. What is Inner … Read more

15 Easy Things You Can Do That Will Help You To Feel Happier In The Next 5 Minutes

Every day isn’t always the best day, but when that happens, we have the power to turn it all around. It’s our responsibility to shake off a bad mood, and move onto greener pastures! Here are some ideas to help kick a rotten day to kingdom come… Get a drink of water. You could be … Read more

16 Meditation Quotes That Will Change The Way Meditation Vibrates Inside You

16 Essential Insights That Will Change The Way Meditation Vibrates Inside You

I gathered essential insights from 16 different meditation teachers. Each quote is a meditation in itself. Here’s how to best utilize these essential teachings: Read them one by one and any time one stands out or impacts you… Close your eyes for a minute and let that saying echo inside of you in silence. Start reading … Read more

How to Let Go of Fear

How to Let Go of Fear

She Let Go She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of fear. She let go of the judgments.  She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head. She let go of the committee of indecision within her. She let go of all the ‘right’ … Read more