lately i have been thinking about the two polar opposites of attachment versus detachment. i am nowhere near getting to the bottom of these two concepts, but i am slowly but surely learning how attachment is a vital player in the root of suffering. every day we attach ourselves to things. whether it be to our relationships, jobs, goals, or our favorite pair of jeans, we love to attach to things. attachments make us feel safe, they give us a sense of purpose.
we talk about how we wouldn’t survive if that person left us or if they canceled our…
Self-care is the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s mental and physical health. When we are stressed or burnt out, practicing self-care is the remedy.
The most popular way of practicing self-care is usually represented with face masks and bubble baths but can also include eating a nutritious meal, or even indulging into a pint of ice cream. There is no one size fits all when it comes to self-care.
When I was younger, I grew up thinking my dreams and ambitions were not reachable. I thought being a singer or a radio tv show host was not practical. I remember thinking it was embarrassing to want to have a unique or out of the ordinary career. It made me feel out of place because everyone else around me wanted to be a doctor, lawyer or teacher. I am still confused on why I used to feel this way.
I had a supportive mother who told me I could do anything I wanted in life, yet I still did not…
I am a firm believer in continuous growth.
No matter how old you are, or the situations that encapsulate your life, everyone has room to learn from their past actions and emotions. We are constantly transforming and evolving. We are never the same person as we were yesterday.
Nowadays, there are many tips, tricks, and practices on social media platforms that are there to guide people into becoming a more refined version of themselves. …
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