It can drag you down into a negative funk for days or even weeks.
But if you learn how to deal with that disappointment in a healthier and more helpful way then it can be less a lot less scary and painful and actually a springboard or learning experience for further personal growth.
Lisa Frank and Meditation: How Stickers Can Help You Make Mindfulness a Habit - Blog by Alexandra Greiner
What do Lisa Frank and meditation have in common? Mindfulness, it turns out.
Ah meditation, the mother of all wellness trends. That thing that everyone tells you that you should be doing. But, how do you actually do it? What exactly counts as meditation? Do I have to be sitting perfectly still for hours on end? Am I doing it wrong if thoughts keep popping into my head? And what does Lisa Frank have to do with any of this!?
If you’ve had these questions, you’re not alone. I’d been toying with the idea of meditation...
I’ll start with a hard question: Where does your self-worth come from? On the surface it can seem easy: “my self-worth comes from myself, obviously.” But if you really look inward and reflect, it becomes clear that sometimes this isn’t the case. And that’s really scary. We can unknowingly and accidentally put our self-worth on things or people that are outside of our control, and this can turn toxic very quickly if we aren’t careful.
So, how do we recognize when our self-worth is coming from the wrong places? And more importantly, what can...
Life has its ups and downs.
After experiencing a rough patch in life, it’s easy to get down for a while, even after the dust settles.
Whether your rough patch came about due to a family emergency, mental health struggles, addiction, financial trouble, professional struggles, or personal issues, it doesn’t matter.
Getting back on your feet from way down in the trenches is a difficult move to make, and it’s hard to make it happen all on your own.
But you can.
You can, by thinking strategically about your next steps and taking inventory of the external resources you have available...