When we experience events or situations that cause emotional pain and mental distress, our whole world may become overturned. Unpleasant emotions can disrupt our daily life in a way that interferes with our familiar routines and/or triggers changes in our ability to function in a healthful way. It might seem like an impossible task, but finding how to move forward and/or begin to heal is possible.
Tag: emotional health
Practical Tips to Help Overcome Lack of Motivation
It's common for everyone to experience a lack of motivation from time to time. Identifying its source can occasionally be difficult as many factors influence its onset, such as stress, fatigue and changes in daily routine. No matter what may trigger these bouts of discouragement, being kind to ourselves as we take steps to re-energize and refocus is essential.
Connection (A Poem): Cultivating the Love You Deserve
Whether it comes from those around us or it's something that emanates from within and shows ourselves compassion and care; love endures as a way to establish strong connections. It can be a source of happiness and joy but also a way to tap into our purpose, communicate belonging and also bring about a sense of security.
Hidden Strength and Survival: A Path Forward (A Poem)
The ups and downs of life form part of the experiences that influence, shape and guide us. Challenges and disappointments — even the ones that set us adrift or scrambling for stable ground — can gift us the ability to learn and grow. What tests us the most often develops resiliency, strength and problem-solving skills that help us navigate our future.
Health and Wellness Practices To Support
Over time there's been an increase in awareness and acceptance of how health and wellness practices are an integral part of our mental, emotional and physical well-being. Advocating for taking charge of our needs has gradually become a welcomed (even celebrated) social norm; with discussions and actions around health being more openly explored than ever before.
Uplifting Emotional Health: Finding Your Way (Poem)
Emotional healing doesn't merely involve rest and/or thoughtful reflection. While it can sometimes look like self-care and self-love (or other nurturing activities); how we piece ourselves back together may equally involve things like confrontation, anger or silence before we can find a way forward.
Meadows: A Poem About Compassionate Love
Compassionate love doesn't shy away during challenge, sadness and struggle; in fact, it's during these moments that it reflects most true. Giving and receiving this kind of love, especially when times are tough can make a difference to our emotional well-being.
Affirmations That Can Improve Your Mindset
Our mindset consists of a set of established attitudes and beliefs that we use to make sense of the world around us; often helping to determine our place within it. What we internalize and allow to be reflected back is connected to how we deal with the ups and downs of life; which in turn is both influenced by, and dependent on how we perceive ourselves. In short, how we talk to ourselves matters.