Self Validation

Taking yourself seriously, allowing yourself to feel what you feel (primary emotions), think what you think, want what you want, with acceptance and without judgements, second guessing, self loathing, or self contempt. How can I validate myself? Here’s how Using Mindfulness Be mindful of your thoughts and feelings : observe, describe, participate, non-judgemental; just notice…

Strength Building Self Statements

One you’ve identified your own common myths, these statements can help you fight them. It might be helpful to put them own note cards and carry them with you to use when you find that a myth has arisen and is charging up emotion mind. What’s the worst that can happen? And based on your…

Tips to Reduce Emotional Vulnerability

Emotional vulnerability is putting yourself out there, intentionally or unintentionally. Showing a part of yourself that you may feel sensitive about, exposing something that makes you feel seen by others. Like think about the last time you were emotionally vulnerable with someone. Here are few tips for reducing emotional vulnerability : Step 1 : Accumulate the Positives Build…

Stages of Forgiveness

Though forgiveness can help repair a damaged relationship, it doesn’t obligate you to reconcile with the person who harmed you, or release them from legal accountability. Instead, forgiveness brings the forgiver peace of mind and frees him or her from corrosive anger. Here are the four stages of forgiveness : Uncovering – Gaining insight into whether, and how, the…

Practising Loving Kindness

What is Loving Kindness? Loving kindness is a mindfulness practice designed to increase love and compassion first for ourselves and then for our loved ones, for friends, for those we are angry with, for difficult people, for enemies, and then for all beings. Loving kindness can protect us from developing and holding on to judgementalness,…

Building Happiness

External factors have very little influence in our happiness. Promotions, new relationships, and lucky lottery wins give only a temporary boost to happiness before we return to a biological baseline. Sustained happiness takes work. Listed below are exercises that, when practiced frequently, can build habits of happiness. Choose a few exercises that fit well with…

Marriage Check In Questions

Who doesn’t want more love, collaboration and better conflict resolution in their marriage? One of the best perks is just having a safe place to discuss hard things. Don’t bottle up little annoyances until they explode. If something bothers you, file it away to discuss in inventory that week. Sitting on it for a few…

ASMR Popular Triggers Part 2

To an outsider, the world of ASMR videos can be a baffling, kooky place. In a fast-growing corner of the internet, millions of people are watching each other tap, rattle, stroke and whisper their way through hours of homemade videos, with the aim of being lulled to sleep, or in the hope of experiencing “the…

ASMR Popular Triggers Part 1

To an outsider, the world of ASMR videos can be a baffling, kooky place. In a fast-growing corner of the internet, millions of people are watching each other tap, rattle, stroke and whisper their way through hours of homemade videos, with the aim of being lulled to sleep, or in the hope of experiencing “the…

Trick to Overcome Fear

Think about it: what are you scared of? Something that you don’t like or something unknown to you, isn’t it? For instance, if you are scared of not being able to finish your work on time, it’s because you probably do not like being scolded by your boss, or if you are scared of playing…