Recently, the topic of having ‘mommy and daddy issues’ has been greatly explored in mental health spaces, as more people seek to heal from traumatic childhood experiences. Childhood abuse, abandonment/neglect, parental narcissism, generational curses, etc. are the main culprits of this discussion and are revealed to be more common in our society than not.
Many fist-time travelers, such as myself, often find themselves making big mistakes when they don’t have the right information needed for international travel. After enduring my own share of travel mishaps, I want to share with you a list of do’s and dont’s that can potentially save you from a travel disaster.
One day, I was listening to a podcast featuring Dr. Phil. He was sharing his thoughts on the disappointments we face when having overly high expectations that don’t often reflect reality. He also mentioned something about accountability, and how we often fail to reflect upon our own actions when making decisions.
I’ve always thought a good outfit had to ‘match.’ When I say ‘match,’ I mean the pattern or colors had to be coordinated a certain way to avoid a noticeable contrast. My purse had to match my shoes, or pants had to match my shirt/ jacket, etc. But later I began to realize how boring that way of thinking is.
Now, I know many of you are puzzled reading the title of this blog post. But, I want to explain how embracing your emotions, like anger, can lead to a better handling of situations. Today, we live in a society where being angry is avoided. ‘Just get over it already,’ or ‘good vibes only’ are the answers to everything. No one wants to deal with the reality of emotions.