Mindfulness | Writing Exercises & Reflections | Self-Care | Poetry | Short Story
Writing is an avenue I use for self-care and self-expression. Sharing wellness wisdom has been my intention for starting this blog. You will find multiple wellness tools here on The Empowered Self Blog, including mindfulness, self-care, writing exercises, short stories, and my favorite: poetry. As you move through different entries, take a moment to pause and feel what resonates. This blog is a snapshot into the incredible nature of wellness — empowering, expansive, and meant for embodiment.
Potential Risks of Staying in Therapy Too Long
While building a strong professional relationship with your therapist is key to a collaborative process, here are important reminders as to why therapy needs to be time-limited.
Self-Healer and Self-Love
Time is not the biggest healer, you are.
12 Forgiveness Affirmations
True forgiveness entails releasing yourself from being a prisoner of your past.
Why We Hate to be Wrong
Some people may experience a sense of failure or shame when they are wrong. In essence, instead of seeing themselves as being incorrect about a certain event or situation, they may globalize that experience into “I am wrong” (i.e., who I am is wrong). This is...
I see this hair I’m shedding My youth is meeting my future I love the woman I am becoming The quiet season of days just past Were longing for new stirrings An ending is just a remarkable new beginning In the seasons of our lives May you live it all The shedding, the...
The Reverse is also True
The moment you point a finger in judgment, remember, the same could be said about you; in other words, the reverse is also true…
How to Take Care of Yourself Over the Holidays
Here are some tips to appreciate the holiday season while keeping your wellbeing in check.
When you are being pulled in different directions, go inside
When your voice threatens to crack, enjoy the break
When you create something that is original, it is source material. It’s valuable because it came from a deeper part of you.