I was 22, on the floor of my apartment, having a front-of-the-altar type of mental breakdown. I finally recognized the pain that I had been hiding for all of these years. The feeling of being unloved. As a survivor of childhood emotional abuse, I know how much abuse and trauma from your past can affect your… Read More
We can lose days, hours of sleep, and precious energy mulling over the issues and choosing not to forgive ourselves. Or we can cultivate our self-compassion practice so that when we do feel let down or make a mistake, we can be patient with ourselves, learn from our mistakes, and give ourselves the space to grow. Read More
Imagine that everyone in our community took a little time for themselves, to nurture their needs, and to become a little more self-aware. Consider a world in which our parents, cousins, and all the Auntys we knew took a little time for self-love and personal growth, and a little less time for judgement. Read More
Setting goals, and sticking to them, may not be as hard as you think.
Today, I bring you some Education Psychology via Albert Bandura’s concept of self-efficacy to break it all down. Read More