Category: self improvement

Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to. It’s not for them.

Your healing is about you. It doesn’t need a stamp of approval. Don’t worry about how long it takes or how ugly it might seem. It is about you, and your wellbeing.

It’s important to do what’s best for you, whether people approve of it or not. This is your life. You know what’s good for you.

From the very beginning you are being told to compare yourself with others. This is the greatest disease; it is like a cancer that goes on destroying your very soul because each individual is unique, and comparison is not possible.

There’s something beautiful about keeping certain aspects of your life hidden. Maybe people and clouds are beautiful because you can’t see everything.

1. Treat other people with kindness and respect.

2. Be generous and caring towards people that you meet.

3. Don’t be preoccupied with yourself.

4. Work on being a good listener.

5. Take care of yourself, and develop confidence.

6. Develop different interests, and be willing to learn.

7. Encourage other people – don’t be critical and mean.

8. Demonstrate gratitude, and be positive.

People grow when they are loved well. If you want to help others heal, love them without an agenda.

1. Think well of myself.

2. Remember how far I have already come.

3. Refuse to ruminate over past mistakes or failures.

4. Refuse to get pulled down by others’ negativity.

5. Enjoy life’s little pleasures – like flowers and sunrises.

6. Be present in ‘this moment’.

7. Breathe, relax, and smile.

Listen closely: the only time it’s too late to change yourself is when you’re dead. Until then, you’re simply making excuses or lying to yourself.

1. Don’t take criticism personally. Instead, realize that criticism says more about them than it does about you.

2. Distinguish between facts and subjectivity. Most criticisms are just personal opinions. They are not objective and they don’t reflect the truth.

3. Look at the beliefs you hold about yourself. Do you feel defensive and under attack because you don’t believe in yourself?

4. Learn what you can from any comments that are made – and discard the rest as being useless information.

5. Decide not to ruminate on barbs or criticisms – as that will reinforce the faulty message in your brain.

6. Choose to spend more time with people who’re affirming – and minimise the time you spend with those who put you down.

7. Look for a role model who can handle criticism – and try to copy them, so you become more thick skinned, too.