The Dos & Donts Of Dealing With Damaged Goods

Naomi Narrative

To begin the year, I started to not just think about my future but I also found myself temporarily dwelling on my past. When it comes to dating and finding your love, it’s certainly not plain sailing and I can see by looking back at my previous relationships (and indeed, those of my friends), it was clear to see that we’ve all becoming slightly damaged along the way.

Personally, I know for a fact that over time I’ve had issues with my confidence, my appearance, my self-esteem and my drive, all as a result of being emotionally attacked. Of course there were ups, but there were most definitely downs as well, and no one gets away unscathed. Unfortunately, healing the wounds of the past is never an easy process but you can certainly help yourself (and others) fight those pesky inner demons that can act as a preventative when it comes…

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Reblog – How I have dealt with PMDD naturally

PMDD is a term I’ve only recently learnt about, but perfectly describes something that for so long I’ve been trying to put my finger on and understand.  I love this post on natural ways to deal with it, as my doctors haven’t listened to me describing these sympthoms and I’m wary that when they do listen they’ll mess my body around again with different contraceptives or pills

http://violet-femme.hubpages.com/hub/Natural-PMDD-treatment

☀️ mindfulness ☀️

Recover Not Relapse:

“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.”

Mindfulness can be used for anyone of any age, young or old and uses meditation, breathing and yoga as techniques. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them as either good or bad. Mindfulness is a way of paying attention and seeing what is happening in our lives. It will not eliminate life’s pressures, but it can help us respond to them in a calmer manner that benefits our mental wellbeing – it is proven to help with stress, anxiety and depression. Practicing mindfulness allows people to be fully present in everyday life and work, as well as improving a quality of life.

The ABC of mindfulness:

A is for awareness – Becoming more aware of what you are thinking and doing – whats going on in…

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