Three Ways to Deal With Feeling Vulnerable

When are you most likely to feel vulnerable? To feel scared of being revealed or anxious that others will see you as flawed?
Labelled early on as ‘too sensitive,’ I learned to hide my feelings out of fear that I would be further criticised. I buried them deep so that on the surface I was pleasant and easy to get along with. Underneath I was a roiling mess.
It wasn’t so much that I wanted to be liked. It more that […]

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Showing gratitude for simple things

“There is no such thing as gratitude unexpressed. If it is unexpressed, it is plain, old-fashioned ingratitude.” -Robert Brault.
Make Gratitude a Daily Affair
Cultivating an attitude of gratefulness is a daily affair. To begin, cultivate your gratitude for the small things. Things that happen everyday that you can learn to truly appreciate, like your 5 senses, your health, waking up another day, having a well-paying and/or satisfying job, your ambition, the sun, your family and friends, the smell of fresh […]

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Stop worrying, start living

Worrying is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but it won’t get you anywhere. Likely you already see the futility of worrying, or you wouldn’t be here. The good news is you’ve already taken the first self help-style step: admitting that you have a problem. Like any problem, there are solutions out there. Here are three different, yet complementary solutions to help combat your worry and anxiety:
1. Live in the Moment
There is a reason you […]

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