As I navigate uncertainties and insecurities, some of the best medicine has been being with myself. But, like, really being with myself.
When you hear the word gratitude, what thoughts/feelings/beliefs come to mind? When you hear the word appreciation, what thoughts/feelings/beliefs come to mind?
Self-care and collective or community care are experiences and actions that are worthy of our time, energy, and effort. Furthermore, these acts of tending to ourselves and one another are required in order for us to thrive.
Money is a challenging subject to discuss for many parents, caregivers, and grandparents, and even for many teens and young adults. Contrary to popular belief, money is not just about numbers or facts.
There are times when we have choices, but we feel like we have to stick with it, deal with it, stay committed, take it, or whatever. Like we are doing the “moral,” “right,” strong, admirable, or brave thing by sticking with it.
If we wish to dismantle the systems that oppress and exploit us and the planet, we can start by changing our way of thinking and looking at the world in non-capitalist ways.
Self-love is not a destination. It’s a relationship. And like all relationships, it requires time, attention, care, and practice.
We all have a range of tools and gifts that we can use to stand up for our values and beliefs each and every day.
“There are too many noises happening at once!” “I can’t go down that aisle, the scents are too strong!” :: screams or gasps when someone walks into the room ::…
You have permission to honor your birthday any way you'd like. In simple ways, grand ways, solitary ways, in crowded ways, and any other way YOU choose.