For those of you who don’t know, I play Cityville on Facebook. It’s my way of turning off my brain for a while. But for the last few days I’ve been stymied. One of the goals I need to achieve is to click on 10 of my neighbor’s hearts. The problem is that unless my …
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Most women today live our lives like a rose bush in winter. We have given all of our love and energy out into the world and have forgotten how to receive. And so we sit, tired, barren and feeling ugly – a shade of what we once were. When we remember to open – to …
When I was in my twenties, I used to panic anytime someone was grieving. I didn’t know what to do to make it better. I knew that there had to be something I could do – if only I could figure out what it was. But I didn’t know, and this made me bad at …
When stressful things happen, when breakdown occurs, and things go wrong we can find ourselves in a space where we feel like we just can’t take anymore. The overwhelm can be extreme and it can be hard to find a way to keep moving forward. But this is what we must do. Because you don’t want to stop in the places where things aren’t happy. You need to keep moving so that you can move out of those places and into new places where things are better.
When Will Judging Based on Weight Be “Un PC”?
I can’t wait until what is “politically correct” catches up for me. It’s not OK to judge people by their race, it’s almost not OK to judge people by their gender, but it seems that it’s still fair game to judge people by their weight. You’d be amazed at the judgments that people put out about me because of my weight.
They assume I’m unhappy and that I eat to make everything alright. That’s patently not true. I am in fact quite a happy person. Do I eat on the rare occassions that I am unhappy? Yep. But I eat at other times too.
Depression is Running Rampant
I’ve been spending a fair amount of time out and about recently speaking with people. And what I’m discovering is that quite a large number of people I know are experiencing depression. Some for the first time in their lives, others are mistaking it for a health issue, still others are greeting an old friend come back to haunt them again. It doesn’t seem to be splitting down any demographic or psychographic that I can identify and it varies from a low-grade dissatisfaction with the world to a full-blown can’t get out of bed or make any decisions attack.