Positivity leads to authenticity. Surrounding yourself with people who choose to focus on the good helps to manage the not so good. Acknowledging that life throws curve balls at us helps us to become more flexible and adaptable. So that we can duck and dodge life’s hits and still move forward!
Reinvention is a rediscovery of your authentic Self, the one you were as a child before “adulting” interrupted its flow. Reinventing yourself is a process but the key is to take slow, steady daily steps.
Being selfish sometimes means taking care of the Self, and that’s crucial. So how do we go “against the tide”? Against the strong socialization to do for others first and foremost? It will be a challenge, but a rewarding one once you have stepped into the path of focusing on you. Here are some suggestions to redirect your focus and energy back to you...
Letting go and forgiving ourselves is a powerful act of kindness and compassion that we can then share with others. It can boost our well being and our sense of Self, and will allow us to restore the trust that we need in order to make decisions, engage and empathize with others.
Motivation is not too hard to find, but managing to stay engaged in this can be challenging. When we fail to stay motivated we start to lose energy, and we begin to feel lost and overwhelmed…this might mean you’ve hit a motivational slump.
Like most emotions, guilt which is usually situational has both a good and a not so good impact in our lives. Healthy guilt helps redirect us and offers us an opportunity to grow and repair. Unhealthy guilt can be overwhelming and disastrous both for the Self and for your relationships.
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