Category: mental health

A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than lots of friends who only want your smile.

1. Choose to be thankful

2. Choose to see the good

3. Choose to be courageous and to try something new

4. Choose to forgive, and to let go of the past

5. Choose to move on, and to make the most of life.

1. Shared sense of humour; lots of laughter and fun

2. Little gestures of thoughtfulness

3. Personal space (there needs to be separateness in your togetherness)

4. Having the ability to spend hours together (simply doing routine or humdrum things)

5. Having “fairness and respect” rules in place for when you argue or fight

6. Having an attraction that goes beyond the physical; liking each other, and your personality

7. Believing that your partner has what it takes to live the life they want to live – believing in them always, especially when they’re down

8. Having a relationship that’s built on trust, openness, honesty and faithfulness.

1. Self hatred and self blame

2. Not being able to let go of the past.

3. Not being able to forgive yourself.

4. Not being able to cherish who you are.

5. Needing other to validate you.

6. Letting other people define who you are.

7. Trying to be perfect, and to please everyone.

The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours. It is an amazing journey, and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.

1. When you feel bogged down and you can’t clear your mind, do something physical or get some exercise.

2. Set a time limit for your ‘thinking time’ then make yourself move on to doing something else.

3. Interrupt the thinking process or distract yourself by diverting your attention onto something different.

4. Stop discussing what concerns you with everyone you meet as you’ll just end up confused, and you won’t know what to do.

5. Accept that uncertainty is part of this life, and we don’t have all the facts, or know what’s down the road.

6. Throw yourself into a project, a hobby or some work. That will force you to refocus on something else instead.

7. Let your mind go blank and just relax for a while. It will help you see more clearly when you start to think, next time.

Loyalty isn’t grey. It’s black and white. You’re either loyal completely, or not loyal at all. And people have to understand this. You can’t be loyal only when it serves you.

It’s time to distance yourself from the people who let you down, the inconsistent ones.

Being brave doesn’t mean you aren’t scared. Being brave means you are scared, really scared, badly scared, and you do the right thing anyway.

1. Ask people questions about their life; show an interest in what interests them.

2. Be hesitant in sharing and voicing your opinions; don’t act like someone who knows it all.

3. Be generous in paying genuine compliments. Make other people feel good about themselves

4. Try to be as natural as you can. People dislike those who come across as being fake.

5. Be generous and caring, thoughtful and kind. The best way to have friends is to be a good friend.