What Does It Mean If You Gaslight Yourself?

Do you sometimes feel like your own worst enemy? You may be gaslighting yourself without even realizing it. Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse in which one person manipulates another in order to make them doubt their own reality and sanity. It happens in relationships, but it can also happen when we are ourContinue reading “What Does It Mean If You Gaslight Yourself?”

3 Strategies For More Self-Compassion

We’ve all had them, those moments where something goes wrong, and we’re wholly unkind to ourselves and lack having self-compassion. Maybe you’re late to pick up your child, or you forgot someone’s birthday, or something else (an event, an appointment) completely slips your mind. Or, you fail a test you should have passed or didn’tContinue reading “3 Strategies For More Self-Compassion”

How To Stop Second Guessing Yourself

Do you ever feel like your inner voice is holding you back and you second guess and doubt yourself often? Like no matter what decision or path you take, there’s a little nagging doubt in the back of your mind. That sense of “what if” that keeps calling for second-guessing can be mentally and emotionallyContinue reading “How To Stop Second Guessing Yourself”

SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) How Do I Know If I Have It?

It’s cold and dark outside and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects many people this time of year. Sometimes, it’s dark when you wake up and drive to work, and still dark when you’re driving home. The darkness, cold, and lack of sunlight can certainly take a toll. During the winter, when it all becomes tooContinue reading “SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) How Do I Know If I Have It?”

Recognizing Signs of Too Much Self-Criticism and Ways to Break the Cycle

Everyone experiences negative thoughts about themselves and self-criticism from time to time. If these feelings and thoughts begin to become more frequent, overwhelming, and impact your overall sense of well-being, it could be a sign that you’re being overly critical of yourself. This is an important issue to address, as too much self-criticism or shamingContinue reading “Recognizing Signs of Too Much Self-Criticism and Ways to Break the Cycle”