Blog — happiness

RSS
How to Forgive Yourself Quotes and Tips

How to Forgive Yourself Quotes and Tips 2

Healthy forgiveness involves accessing mistakes and releasing resentment for those mistakes. It’s not only important to be able to forgive other people. It’s also important to be able to forgive yourself too. 

Shame, guilt, and regret are emotions that are meant to make us notice when something we did hurt our self or others. Once you’ve paid attention to that message and made adjustments accordingly, it does not serve you or anyone else for you to wallow in the shame, guilt or regret.

Read more to learn 3 Steps for Self Forgiveness. 

8 Life Tips for How to be a Happier Person

8 Life Tips for How to be a Happier Person 0

Joy and happiness are more skill than circumstance. Here are 8 easy-to-use strategies to boost the positive feelings you get from everyday events and become a happier person. Four of them are in the "what to do" category and four are "what not to do". 
How to Stop Negative Self-Talk

How to Stop Negative Self-Talk 0

You can be your own worst enemy. Negative critical messages you say to yourself can rev up your stress, hold you back, and take you down!

When I was devouring self-help books in my 30’s, one of the books I read was “Mind Traps.” It’s a huge book but the basic concept is simple: What you say to yourself is important. You don’t have to keep repeating the negative messages.

The book spurred me on to notice what I was saying to myself.

Read on for:

  • examples of negative self-talk
  • 3 Steps for How to Stop Negative Self-talk, and
  • a negative self-talk extinguishing exercise