It’s better to be single than to get invested in someone toxic.
PISCES: You’ve been thinking about the past again. You’ve been torturing yourself with memories.
I get it; I’m a coach. Self-help is my life. But the ultimate goal of coaching, of reading self-help, or any of this self-development work is to come home to yourself.
What I’ve learned is that anxiety sometimes never goes away; it comes and it goes. It just becomes more manageable over time as you get to know your triggers.
I used to say I couldn’t commit to a relationship until I focused on myself. But the truth is, you can focus on yourself and simultaneously be in a strong relationship.
We chase each other around the city, learning about each other and laughing, your hands on my thigh and my fingers in your hair, and we stand on the platform at Islington and you pull me into you, and the entire world goes silent.
Now I see that being scared of rejection is just another fight or flight reaction.
Forgive yourself for any hate you directed at yourself. Forgive yourself for what someone else did to you. Forgive yourself any blame you internalized, because you did not hurt you.
If you are living a comfortable and happy life, please never feel guilty about not taking risks or traveling the world. If you are fine with working a 9-to-5, only to come home and crash on the couch, then please keep doing your thing!
Self-love does not meet you first at your best—it meets you in your mess.
It is whether we are actively pursuing our purpose that matters.
SCORPIO: You wish people would put actual effort into relationships instead of fighting to be the one who cares less.
There is a woman within us who has no doubt about the power she wields.
If you’ve spent the past few years reading about the climate emergency and are feeling the anguish of not knowing what to do, you’re not alone.
“I didn’t kill the babies; the voices in my head did.”
Have you tried the Mediterranean diet and eating steamed mustard greens for dinner and pulling a tarot card every morning when you’re barely awake and praying to Durga?
Growth doesn’t feel like growth. It feels like survival. Don’t forget to think back a year, five years, ten years and remember where you were. I guarantee if you think realistically, you’ll realize that even if you haven’t gotten to where you thought you wanted to be, you’re a better equipped and developed person now than you were then.
We’ve become so engrossed with the idea of money-making that we now believe the capitalist lie that we should only be satisfied with the stuff we do if we can earn from it.
Picture your life as a bank—any bank. Now, similar to a checking or savings account, imagine each area of your life as a separate account within your bank. Envision positive thoughts and affirmations as your currency.
Create separate time and space for tasking vs creative activities.
With everything inside of you—and I mean everything—pull yourself together. This generation needs you. I need you, and women all over the world feeling what you feel in this very moment need you.
It’s one thing not to care what others think. It’s another not to own a mirror.
He told victims he was helping them flee the Nazis but that they needed an immunization shot first; instead, he murdered them and stole their belongings.
LIBRA: You give out second chances because you honestly believe people can change, can better themselves, can learn from their mistakes.
I never knew how hard some couples try, only to become disappointed month after month, year after year. Now I do.
I can tell you that they are not looking for a new relationship, but what they are looking for is someone to bridge the gap between all the benefits of having a girlfriend and finding someone new.
It has come to my attention that I am a pervert.
Drink if you’ve posted a picture with me on social media within the last month.
When we hear of hard-knock cases that have had to move their families into shelters, or new countries for that matter, to escape poverty, war, natural disasters, danger, we say, “Well if that was me, I’d…”
The reality is that it isn’t us. Until it is.
Rossing. When an almost sleeps with someone else and acts like they didn’t do anything wrong because technically you’re not in an official relationship.
All true stories.
Challenge your emotion, don’t just accept it. Be brave enough to look a little deeper.
Try your best not to use that time clinging on to people or situations that, despite your deepest genuine efforts, must develop in a different direction than you hoped. Strive to find the peace that comes with releasing expectations.
When you love someone for the very first time, you literally feel like you’re on cloud nine. There’s a certain feeling you get with every text they send you, every hug they give you, and every time they tell you they love you.
I’m writer’s block. I’m a forgotten dream by morning. I’m the cup of tea that’s gone cold.
Take a pole dancing class.
Sure, Joe Goldberg may be a stalker and murderer, but even he casts harsh judgment upon the beast known as an Angeleno.
2020 isn’t the year of perfectionism. It’s the year of persistence. It’s the year where you keep going, even when you feel like giving up on yourself.
You’re angry. And you’re hurt. You’re mad at yourself for opening your heart up again, only to have it be crushed.
Our God is great and He has put greatness inside each and every one of us. This is how great He is.
There is so much beauty in our suffering because we are learning, living and growing.
You deserve people who match your passion, effort, and energy. You deserve action, so expect it.
I’ve tried finding myself again. I tried turning this heartache into a journey of self-discovery that I could someday tell my daughter about when her first love rips her heart from her chest. But I couldn’t.
Putting effort into your relationship also means making sure your own mental health is okay. It means putting effort into taking care of yourself. It means putting yourself high on your list of priorities.
I too have been a wounded animal. I am here today at this point in my recovery because I did what I had to in order to heal. I stopped attacking those who reached out to me. I accepted responsibility for the role I played in getting wounded.
What you think doesn’t have to be emulated in how you act, and it’s through action you find living.
Stop crying slowly and let it go. Let the pain go. Let the hurt go. Let the past go. Let who you were go.
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