Friday Questions for Self-Reflection

What do you want that you don’t have? What benefit will it give you to have this? Do you feel like you deserve things? Do you only deserve them if you rest or are productive? What is the purpose in your life? What do you deserve? Take some time to reflect on the above questions.Continue reading “Friday Questions for Self-Reflection”

Self-Compassion and Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is not the same as arrogance, or having a lack of modesty. Self-esteem means tht you are realistic about your abilities, neither overestimating nor underestimating them. Self-esteem generally starts developing in children, around the age of 3. Through the approval and praise from the adults around us, we start to view ourselves in aContinue reading “Self-Compassion and Self-Esteem”

What does anxiety feel like, to you?

What does Anxiety feel like for you? Do your palms sweat, does your heart beat faster? Is this a strange feeling, or are you so used to your own fast heartbeat that when it slows down you feel confused?  Anxiety is a common feeling, and it can be useful, as anxiety reminds us to beContinue reading “What does anxiety feel like, to you?”

I was in a training a few years ago, and the trainer used the metaphor of an Octopus to symbolise our attachments and relationships to things. In essence, if I have 8 tentacles, and all 8 of those tentacles are in the same object or person, then while the pleasure I get is 8 timesContinue reading