Embrace who you are

Nothing kills one’s self-esteem as rejection does. It grabs our ego and tears it to pieces, leaving us naked and vulnerable to even further pain. We start to doubt our worth, and the ability to be worthy of love, any love whatsoever. We feel fake, and somehow impostors. It takes time to stand up again and […]

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Where is my Valentine?

  I always disliked Valentine’s Day because it made me think about my relationship and the long lost love. Have you been in a relationship and felt unloved? I have, and it sucks. Valentine’s Day is commercial all right, but for those who have no one or are in a relationship that doesn’t quite fit […]

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My addicted life and the road to healing

My grandfather used to say that if they invented a new addiction I would quickly pick it up. He was right. When I was young I did many things to hurt myself not realizing how much I hurt others too. But at that time, I was too full of self-loathing to notice anything that wasn’t […]

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Self-respect: self-love.

We spend our lives comparing ourselves to others and thus we come to hate ourselves. We dislike our hair, our legs, our faces, our age, our behavior. We berate ourselves according to how we think we should be. We allow what others think of us to ruin our already damaged self-image.

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Do something nice for yourself today!

We get so lost in all those things we have to do for others, that we forget the main character in the play: Us! When we overextend ourselves for other people, we lose sight of what we want, what we need and it slowly starts to weigh us down. While I am all for reaching out and […]

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