I wasn't in control of anything, therefore why on earth should I forgive anything?So I trundled along with life, hands on hips, bottom lip stuck out, absolutely defiant in my belief that life happened TO ME and I just had to deal with whatever shit came flying out of the proverbial fan.Forgiving my past hadn't crossed my wildest dreams.
To examine your beliefs is to refuse to blindly accept what you have been given or told about yourself and the world. It is about reclaiming power.
Without self care we are left with little energy to transform ourselves for the benefit of our loved ones and the world. Here's some techniques we can employ to both improve our lives and other's experience of us.
In a bid to stay strong for my close ones, I shut off my emotions from view. I stopped crying. I was known for being strong, the one who didn’t cry. But I wasn’t strong at all. It was to my detriment that I blocked my grief.
A life event, such as a pandemic, can exist to break down the prison walls of our minds so that we can grow and transform our lives.