Category: Strength

8 Things to Remember When You Feel Defeated

Sometimes, life just feels like too much. It pushes me to my limits and when I feel I can’t take anymore, I tend to fall into a black hole of hopelessness where I feel broken and defeated. It’s hard to remember in the moment, but I’ve learned (over a very long time) to simply step

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How to Turn a Once-In-Awhile Workout Into a Lifelong Habit

Exercising consistently can be tough already but even harder when you don’t see results rights away. Focusing on extrinsic factors like how much you weigh every week or how your clothes fit, isn’t what’s going to keep you motivated long term. Seeing great results one week can leave you feeling elated and extra motivated but

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How I Try to Overcome Failure

Everyone makes mistakes but how we deal with them is what sets us apart from each other. I can choose to wallow in my misery or get up and do something about it. Here are just a few ways I deal with failure and the bad feelings that come with them: Rise Up and Don’t Regret

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6 Ways Exercise Makes Me Feel Better

Recently, I decided to take the medication route after struggling for a long time without professional help. Although it’s helped significantly manage my depression and anxiety, I don’t want to be forever dependent on pills – especially if there are natural ways of improving my mood. I decided to make a number of lifestyle changes

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Creating More Feel Good Moments

I’ve realized that I could either keep doing the same things over and over and wait for life to happen to me, or I could actively pursue how I wanted to feel. I’ve learned that I can change my feelings and that I choose how I want to feel. Over time, I’ve developed little habits that help

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Ways I’m Trying to Get Rid of Poor Mental Habits

I live in my head a lot – I overthink; freak myself out; get angry, then tired. With Borderline Personality Disorder, I can easily say that most of my problems are created in my head. Perceived slights and being my own toughest critic has ruined many days of mine and it’s time that I stop

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Things I’ll Regret in 5 Years If I Keep Doing Them

Wearing a Mask If I keep showing the world my mask instead of who I really am, one day there won’t be anything left under the mask. Always trying to keep up with others’ perceptions of who they want me to be is not only incredibly draining, one day I will forget who I am.

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Today I Woke Up and Felt Down…

I’ve been waking up at 5am everyday these past few weeks, whether I go to bed at 10pm or 2am, and it’s really annoying. The good thing is suddenly, for the first time in my life I’m a morning person; the bad thing is, it’s not by choice. I have a feeling the meds I’m

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Ways I Try to Simplify My Life

Life can become hectic pretty quickly. Between work and personal obligations, there’s a lot of stuff going on at once. I was getting overwhelmed and stressed and realized I needed to make my life a little easier, so I decided to work on it by doing a few things like: Starting My Day With Peace

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5 Things I’m Doing to Stress Less

Stress is different for everyone and in my case, it comes from over thinking. I get caught up in analyzing my decisions so much that sometimes, I just end up doing nothing and feel worse. I’ve realized I have to dive right in and take action, so here are 5 things that I’m working on

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