If being hard on ourselves mean we just want to be the best version that we possibly can, then be it.
2017 was so eventful; all the changes that happened were in the form of destruction. Still, it brought lessons. 2018 is also eventful but in a completely different way. All changes that are happening now are focused on rebuilding the life I want.
Self-care is pushing yourself to the limits. Self-care is knowing that you can always do better; that you can always be better. In that sense, self-care is a mindset, too.
Should I be happy to feel contented or should I be contented to be happy? I blog so much about happiness but not really about contentment, I believe. I saw a tweet from the Astro community that made me want to talk about it now. My Gemini ass just HAD to respond, so I said:… Continue reading When was the last time you feel happy and contented?
These are the things that I am grateful for—bubbles of different sizes I am encapsulating in a snow globe. There, I can’t pop it, and I’ll make sure I don’t break it either.
30. If you could, what is the one thing you would change about your past?
Tricky. Changing something from the past would just make me bury myself in what ifs and that is a terrible feeling. I have learned to accept my now. If I will change something, that will involve other people and I can't do that. I can't do that to them. I understand why they had to make such decisions, and changing that would mean that they would have to sacrifice their own happiness. I can't take that away from them.
If we can't be entirely true to the people around us (because we all have this facade, walls, barricade, or whichever you call it, built up so high), let us at least be honest to ourselves.
We owe at least that to ourselves. Growth is painful.
"when you're sad, cry. when you're tired, hug. that's how we live. holding back comes next. when you've tried all you can and nothing works, that's when you hold back."