Sometimes, being an adult truly sucks. We often mourn the carefree existence of our youth as we feel like we constantly face challenges in our lives. From planning dinner each day, ignoring the mountain of ironing that is growing in the corner, dealing with arseholes at work, never-ending to-do lists, health worries, money worries, childcare issues, aging parents, our own relationships with our partners and for some of us, perimenopause and all the joys that brings, it is little wonder we are feeling a tad stretched.
Tag: Self love
Honesty and Acceptance is What Will Heal the Hurt in a Broken Relationship
What I say here may not apply to you, but it is what has helped me heal and feel better in a romantic relationship that didn't work. I hope something helps you. The first thing I had to do was be brutally honest with myself about why the relationship was not working and if it… Continue reading Honesty and Acceptance is What Will Heal the Hurt in a Broken Relationship
Don’t Lose Yourself in a Toxic Relationship
In your relationship, do you feel confused, exhausted, anxious, unbalanced, used, drained, unstable and stressed sometimes or most of the time? Do you overthink or do things you don't want all to help the relationship work? Does your partner show love, consideration and affection sometimes, but most of the time their actions show they are… Continue reading Don’t Lose Yourself in a Toxic Relationship
Please Share What You Do For Fun and The Effect Fun Has On Your Life.
Here I share a fun experience I had yesterday and the effect it had on me as an opening to reader shares on this subject of having fun. I hope you will join so we can create a resource for anyone looking to improve their life. My Share: I made time for fun this weekend.… Continue reading Please Share What You Do For Fun and The Effect Fun Has On Your Life.
Releasing Things That No Longer Serve Us
Hi Friends! I've been away for awhile. For now, I won't get into why, because I could probably write an entire book about the many things that have went on in my life. But I will say that if you follow me, you'll find out in bits and pieces as I write posts about some… Continue reading Releasing Things That No Longer Serve Us
Your Well Being ALWAYS Comes First
In healthy, loving relationships there is mutual care, support, consideration and love. This seems obvious, but sometimes people were raised in dysfunction and have no clue what a healthy relationship is. For most of my life, I've been in this club and only beginning to painfully figure it all out within the past couple of… Continue reading Your Well Being ALWAYS Comes First
Covid19 Brought The Energy Vampires Out. I Deserve Better.
Two days ago I got a message from a guy I used to date wanting to 'cuddle'. Yesterday I got a message from my ex-boyfriend. I'm not entertaining either one because both men have toxic qualities and are in the past for a reason. I'm trying to heal my childhood issues that led me to… Continue reading Covid19 Brought The Energy Vampires Out. I Deserve Better.
It’s Okay To Walk Away From Selfish Abusive People
We gave up parts of our life for them, time and again All to find out it was only their needs that mattered They'd take as much as we'd give, even asking for more And it wasn't appreciated They would not help us in our time of need It was others that helped us Those… Continue reading It’s Okay To Walk Away From Selfish Abusive People
Live a Fulfilling Life To Attract Your Next Partner
I've read numerous dating posts about being proactive in finding your next partner. Get out there and date - it's all about the numbers! This is the main advice I hear or read. I followed this for a number of years and I found that it kept me focused on that only and the rest… Continue reading Live a Fulfilling Life To Attract Your Next Partner
Alcohol Is The Alcoholic’s First Love
He was so good to me when we were together. But eventually, he'd ghost me and I'd break up with him. During the break-up I was confused how he could seem like he loved me so much then turn around and ghost me a few days later. Eventually he'd come back and we'd do it… Continue reading Alcohol Is The Alcoholic’s First Love
Ocean Road Trip! Westport, WA
My daughter and I took a trip to the ocean last weekend. We both LOVE road trips and exploring. We live in Washington and our nearest ocean beaches are 90 miles away. We have a choice of Westport or Ocean Shores. We both prefer Westport because there's less crowds, a lighthouse, quaint little shops, and… Continue reading Ocean Road Trip! Westport, WA
Writing Prompt: When You Love Yourself First, Everything Else Falls Into Place
I invite you to write about this subject on your site, then share the link to that writing in the comments below on this page. This will help bring traffic to your site and a nice collection of thoughts and ideas on the subject. If you do share the link in the comments below, I… Continue reading Writing Prompt: When You Love Yourself First, Everything Else Falls Into Place
Self Love Breaks The Cycle Of Abuse
I've recently had something blow up in my face that at first felt traumatic. But within the next couple of days, it made me see why I've had toxic relationships in my life and therefore will help me to stop the cycle. Without going into too much detail, the thing that happened was that my… Continue reading Self Love Breaks The Cycle Of Abuse
Love Yourself First
I met someone about a year ago. Felt we had a great spiritual connection from the first date on. He was very attentive and wore his heart on his sleeve. We had good times. Felt like a hole in my heart had been filled. But I overlooked red and yellow flags because of the connection… Continue reading Love Yourself First
Kindness is Badass!
It is so important to be kind to others. Being kind can be acted out in all different types of ways. Maybe, your way of being kind is complimenting people. Another could be listening or giving advice. It could also be talking to a person that is often bullied or unliked by others. It's making… Continue reading Kindness is Badass!
What is Your Version of Sexy?
Do you have insecurities about your weight or your body? Have you been picked on because of your weight? Well, this post is for you. I have grown up being picked on about my weight as I have always been a bigger woman. I do have insecurities about my body to a degree, but for… Continue reading What is Your Version of Sexy?
4 Steps to Overcoming Anxiety
Anxiety can steal your joy. It comes up unexpectedly throughout the day and you have absolutely no control over it. You're forced to be stuck with paralyzing thoughts that can effect your personal relationships and even your work. It seems there is no way out of the entrapment that's going on in your mind. You… Continue reading 4 Steps to Overcoming Anxiety
Home Organization Inspiration: What is Your Favorite Tip? Mine is 10 Minutes Per Day
I have included my favorite home organization tip below, but thought it would be more inspiring and motivating to get a variety of tips from readers. Please tell us about your favorite home organization tip in the comments below.
My Favorite Home Organization Tip: 10 Minutes Per Day
Writing Your Own Affirmations for Better Results
Affirmations have changed my life in really good ways. I first started listening to them around 20 years ago when my mom introduced me to Louise Hay's book 'You Can Heal Your Life', and she gave me a cassette tape that had Louise's affirmations on it. I listened to the tape religiously every day and… Continue reading Writing Your Own Affirmations for Better Results
How Speaking Your Truth When You Are Mistreated Can Help You
What is speaking your truth? It is speaking how you truly feel. It's not always necessary, but sometimes it is. In some situations, it can be better to leave things unsaid. We may disagree about something somebody says or does but it's just a difference in opinion and speaking our truth may cause hard feelings… Continue reading How Speaking Your Truth When You Are Mistreated Can Help You
Don’t Settle for Being an Option Ladies
We need to think of ourselves as queens when we date. Would a queen settle for being an option? Nope. Would a queen compete? Nope. Why should we do it? If a man brags to you that he has options, let him be free to all his options. It would be rude, inconsiderate and disrespectful… Continue reading Don’t Settle for Being an Option Ladies
More About Shauna
Hello 🙂 I am so excited to start this blog with my mom! I really want to be able to connect with readers-- so I'd love to share a little about myself. I am 26 years old. I have a rabbit named Leo who is absolutely adorable and a little brat, all in one. He… Continue reading More About Shauna
Hello! We are so thankful you have managed to make your way to this website and are reading some of our content today! Maybe you were in need of advice, you were searching about relationships online, maybe you heard about us from a friend, or maybe you were interested in Tarot readings. No matter how… Continue reading Introducing Us