Tag: low self-esteem

How to deal with loneliness

Loneliness is an unpleasant feeling that a lot of people experience at some point in their lives. Loneliness is a feeling of emptiness or hollowness inside you.You might experience loneliness as a feeling that something is not right, a kind of minor emptiness. Or… Continue Reading “How to deal with loneliness”

Trauma bonding

Trauma bonding is the reason people choose abusive partners time and time again. Trauma bonding is also known as Stockholm syndrome, something that is mentioned a lot when someone has been abducted. Trauma bonding is something that starts in a person’s childhood, if they… Continue Reading “Trauma bonding”

It is wrong to silence survivors of abuse

As a survivor of narcissistic abuse, and in honour of some of my followers who are also survivors of abuse, I want to do a short but very important post today about the unfortunate shaming & silencing that happens to survivors. It is absolutely… Continue Reading “It is wrong to silence survivors of abuse”

5 tips to better deal with rejection

Rejection hurts, no matter what the context. So how do you deal with it in a more constructive way? Here are 5 tips that might be helpful: If you never get rejected, it means that you aren’t pushing past your comfort zone enough. Being… Continue Reading “5 tips to better deal with rejection”

Speak your truth..

Speak your truth, be yourself and if people don’t accept you then it is their loss, not yours! If people don’t value your reality, your kindness, your honesty then they don’t deserve your time or your love. When speaking your truth, have you ever… Continue Reading “Speak your truth..”

Are you a chronic over-explainer?

Where does over-explaining stem from? People naturally feel the need to make sure their point of view is clearly understood when in conversation with someone else. Nobody wants to be misunderstood when expressing an opinion or thought. What happens however when someone feels the… Continue Reading “Are you a chronic over-explainer?”

Courage

Today’s post will be short and sweet as unfortunately my internet is playing up and keeps having long disconnection periods. I have barely been able to post anything today due to this, so my apologies if this blog post is a little short. I… Continue Reading “Courage”

Tips on setting boundaries

A useful video for those of you who have trouble saying ‘No’ to others and have a general difficulty in setting boundaries.For those of you who had an abusive childhood, boundaries would have been invaded very often and you wouldn’t have been able to… Continue Reading “Tips on setting boundaries”

Low self-esteem & emotional flashbacks

Healthy self-esteem is essential for good psychological survival. It enables us to feel more fulfilled and secure in our choices, career paths and relationships. When this is lacking however and also goes unchecked, it may lead to mental health issues such as anxiety and… Continue Reading “Low self-esteem & emotional flashbacks”

Our life reflects the way we feel inside

How strongly do you believe this to be true? I believe it is extremely important to treat ourselves with compassion, patience and love. It is extremely important to replace negative thinking with more positive, constructive thinking. I believe we must at all times acknowledge… Continue Reading “Our life reflects the way we feel inside”