self-love

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Setting boundaries to avoid compassion fatigue

As a compassionate person, you’re likely called in when someone is in need or you’re there immediately offering your help before anyone can ask. Whether it’s a shoulder to cry on or practical help, you’re used to making yourself available to others.

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Healthy expectation: The perfect balance of motivation and love

Many of us have expectations around what our life should look like and what we want to achieve. Have you ever stopped to consider where your expectations originate from and whether they are actually serving you? Are they a healthy motivator for achieving your goals or are they causing you endless stress and anxiety?

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Being courageous to have a meaningful relationship

I used to facilitate weekly reflection groups for individuals seeking support with their recovery from an eating disorder. In these groups I invited participants to think of an act of courage they demonstrated in the previous week, to write this down and to share it with the group (if they felt comfortable doing so).

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Home is where the heart is

Recently I made the decision to move house. I went from somewhere that was very familiar and comfortable to somewhere that was new and unfamiliar. While I had known deep down for some time that where
I was living no longer felt like home, once I made the actual decision and physically moved, my body’s response confirmed what I already knew.

How to work with self-doubt
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How to work with self-doubt

Feeling stuck in self-doubt provides you with an opportunity to rewrite your own stories to create new, powerful pathways forward

Valuing your time
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Valuing your time

Does time fly by, yet you still can’t get everything done? By improving your boundaries, self belief and time management, you can fill your days with more of what you love.

Skin-positivity as self-love
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Skin-positivity as self-love

Gazing into the mirror, are you happy with what you see reflected back? Rather than focusing on a “fix”, the skin positivity movement encourages acceptance and confidence in what we look like.