Handle with Care

"You are enough. So, do yourself a favour: handle with care." Quote: JBouwman

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Strength

It takes guts to acknowledge and appreciate your strengths. Perhaps, it may feel unseemly, or immodest to think positive thoughts about your abilities, but daily affirmations, reminder signs, and recalling specific memories when you used your strengths to help you successfully navigate life: that is the pathway to resiliency. Hardy, strong, buoyant, and steadfast against…

In Need of a Self-esteem Make-over?

You are a character in your life story, but are you playing the lead role? Without realizing it - and based on a lifetime of constant, negative re-editing - your perception of yourself may not be particularly positive. So, what can you do to reclaim the lead role in your life story? Ideas include: Realize…

Burn-out

Burn-out is emotional and physical exhaustion triggered by a number of factors, such as: Heavy workload Work/personal life imbalance Habitually working long hours Not getting enough rest. Symptoms include: Constant tiredness Being unable to appreciate the value of what you do Feeling isolated, unappreciated, and stressed. Ideas for reducing the symptoms of burn-out are: Get…

The Miracle

Imagine, if you will, finishing your day in the usual way. You go to bed in the usual way, but overnight, while you sleep, a miracle happens. The following morning you awake refreshed and feeling oh so very good. And that feeling stays with you all day. Yes, you read the words correctly. ‘As if…