Feeling the feels

Trigger Warning: This article mentions emotional highs and lows that may be triggering for some people. Reading this article might arise feelings of sadness, healing, and self-awareness, so please read with caution and (self-)compassion. Many thanks, MTL.    Emotions can…

Fixing our relationship with our emotions

Trigger Warning: This article mentions emotional highs and lows, including suicidal ideation that may be triggering to those who have experienced it and/or have suffered from suicidal attempts, directly or indirectly. Reading this article might arise feelings of sadness, healing,…

Filling the void

We all got our own vices. If we’re honest with ourselves, we know very well what they are and aren’t surprised when we find ourselves in similar situations. There’s a reason why we make the same mistakes over and over…

3 Ways I’m Getting Out of My Own Way

I’ll be the first to admit, I get in my own fucking way all the time.  It takes me forever to finish an article (due to the self-inflicted judgment, shame, and self-rejection), so I have hundreds of uncompleted drafts and…

How to practice more self-love today: Self-love for beginners

Nowadays, it’s all about self-love and I am all for it! We’re reminded over and over again of the importance of loving ourselves but have you ever wondered what it actually means? What does loving ourselves even look like? And…

Not everyone deserves access to you

Despite what you were taught, were told you should feel guilty for, or what you believe, not everyone deserves access to you. When it comes to your time, energy, and focus, people have to earn their right to you. This…

5 gifts I’m giving myself this holiday season 

As we’re in the gift-giving season, it’s essential to reward the most important relationship we have with the hottest gifts of the year. The relationship I’m talking about is the one you have with ourselves and the gifts? Well, you’re…

Being thankful in a crisis

It’s odd to think of all the things you’re thankful for when there’s so much pain and suffering in the world. You may feel a sense of silliness, guilt, and/or shame in being grateful for your blessings when others have…

9 Ways to Spend Time with Yourself

There has been a lot of back and forth on what people should be doing during this lockdown…  Facebook messages encouraging others to take up online classes (guilty of this one). Twitter posts about how people are struggling to grieve…

The fear of not being good enough

I don’t know about you, but it takes me forever to get through a book. Whether it’s because I lose interest in the topic or I get so inspired, I start jotting down notes and ideas in my personal development…

You are being too hard on yourself

Have you ever asked yourself, “why am I not where I want to be yet?(!!)” Whenever I’m feeling vulnerable and insecure about my personal development, this question burns a hole in my mind. Once it pops into my head, I…

27 Career Success Quotes To Inspire You

Sometimes we just need some career success quotes to kickstart the new week. We’ve all found ourselves in a place where we’re mentally stuck and trying to develop habits to be happy and successful. Or we just feel like we’re…

26 Habits of Ridiculously Happy and Successful People

Happiness is something we’re all entitled to and we’re constantly in pursuit of. Being happy isn’t just about chasing something that makes us smile. It’s also about consistently being able to give value and meaning to our work and our…

5 Self-Care Tips for the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time of year.  Lots of added activities on your to-do list like finding the perfect gift for Uncle Fred who has everything, hanging out with relatives you barely know and have to make small…

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