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.
Why is fashion, something that we put on the outside of our bodies, such a strong determinate factor of our self-esteem? Possibly, it could be that what is on the inside of us, like how we feel about ourselves, is a reflection of the clothing we wear. Surely, rejection, which often makes us feel insecure, can play a major role in how we manage our personal style.
It often seems as if our hard earned money is going out into the hands of big named brands more so than staying in our bank accounts. Why? Well for starters, we live in a world that encourages us to spend, spend, spend.
It’s not easy to turn the other cheek when someone you trusted betrays you or takes your kindness for weakness. Better yet, it’s even more difficult to forgive a person who does not feel any remorse for what they’ve done.
With multitasking, prioritizing your tasks is the best way to get things done efficiently. But when new tasks continue to get piled onto your to-do list, things begin to get burdensome and hard to complete to its entirety.
While some prefer to remain single to keep their independence, there are others who are desperate to find that special someone. Many of us are hopeful that one day, God will bring forth our ‘prince charming’ or Proverbs 31 woman.
Sadness and/or depression is a touchy subject. Yet, it’s a topic that is now running wild in everyone’s households. Many people, along with myself, have either encountered symptoms of depression or know someone who is dealing with it.
‘Change’ is a word that many people don’t like to hear. At times, I find myself running from it. But I’ve come to realize that to elevate to the next level, whether it’s a new job, new relationship, new environment or lifestyle, some things just can’t remain the same.
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.
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.