People often think of self-care as bubble baths and fancy chocolates, but I think that a much too narrow definition of the concept.
With abusers constantly attacking our boundaries, we develop toxicity; a defense mechanism consisting of a set of unhealthy attitudes and behavior to cope
Sometimes it is easier to just put down one big boundary rather than 100 little, individual ones. The biggest of all big boundaries is obviously No Contact
Survivors of abuse may often go into over-justifying our boundaries more than being poor at communicating boundaries in general.
If we were to believe abusers and toxic people, then enforcing boundaries is the most selfish act in the world. But are boundaries really selfish?
This podcast was originally posted on 1 January 2018, so I do talk about New Year’s Resolutions… but goal setting is something you can do all year round!
We sometimes project too many thoughts and expectations on certain days and events, like Christmas. How do we refocus and go back to enjoying the day?
What if you didn’t have to be a slave to your emotions? Wouldn’t that be great? This is very much possible! Listen to my view on Emotional Mastery
Failure is hard! In fact, I think failure may be the thing you fail at most… In this episode, I talk about failure and how it feeds into our emotions.
The episode where I mention what my first ever boyfriend taught me about loneliness, and I talk about loneliness during the holidays.