Speaking from my own heart and experience, betrayal can be one of the most painful experiences one can endure in life. Whether it's a cheating spouse or a backstabbing friend, it can be difficult to move past the hurt and anger that betrayal brings. Initially, it’s easy to play the victim and hold grudges, but there is no real power in that. The only way to truly heal and move forward is through forgiveness. In this blog, I will discuss some of what I have learned around the importance of forgiveness after betrayal and ways in which you can embrace it for your own healing.
Summer is typically a time to be active, a time to socialize, it’s the season of fire and can be packed with activities, but it's also a good time to slow down and take care of yourself. Amidst the busy schedules, summer allows us to reconnect with our bodies and souls in a different way than what we are used to during other times of the year.
In this hectic and stressful world, it’s easy to get caught up in our everyday lives. It’s easy to become overwhelmed and exhausted by the strain of work, family life, relationships, finances, and other obligations constantly draining us.
But what we often forget amidst the craziness is that taking time for ourselves is essential to our mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical well-being - too often, it falls low on our list of priorities.
I spent the last three days alone...
When it comes to processing and releasing emotions, we all have our own unique methods and strategies. Some of us like to talk it out with friends, some of us prefer to write in a journal, and some of us like to take long walks alone. But what happens when we're holding onto emotions that are particularly harmful or toxic? Is there a healthy way to release them so that we can move on?
Here are 5 healthy ways to emotionally release:
When it comes to self-love, too many people focus on the things they lack instead of the things they have. They see themselves as unworthy and undeserving of love and care. This creates a negative feedback loop that can be difficult to break out of. However, it's important to remember that self-love is not about perfection. It's about accepting yourself for who you are and making a commitment to taking care of yourself.
This means making time for the things that make you happy and giving yourself permission to say "no" when you need to. It also means being gentle with yourself when you make mistakes and remembering that you are worthy of love and care no matter what.