In conversation with my mom, dad and sister the other day, I had a bit of an epiphany, if you will. We were discussing the ways in which children are being raised these days, and the fact that kids aren’t being taught to appreciate and care for things because they’ve been conditioned to expect new … More Are we encouraging wasteful attitudes?
I think it’s fair to assume that most of us have heard the phrase, “it’s the little things in life,” at least once or twice. We’re told to appreciate small joys and things that bring us happiness that aren’t particularly extravagant, and I think acknowledging these small joys is so important in terms of seeking … More Identifying your ‘little things’
Life is a crazy thing, as we’re arguably all aware. Things may not necessarily pan out how we intended for them to, relationships come and go, and stress is ever prevalent. And, while these things may be inevitable, they’re certainly not things that should take precedence over others, such as family and friendships. Something I … More Appreciating the present
Feeling insignificant is a pretty shitty feeling. And, unfortunately, there isn’t a whole lot we can do to control the actions of others which may be the cause of our inferior feelings. What we can, do, however, it recognize our own worth and attempt to progress in our self-appreciation. Say you just started at a … More How to deal with feeling insignificant
Have you ever found yourself feeling as though you’re simply not valued? Maybe it’s at work, and it seems as though no matter what you do or how hard you try, you can’t win. Maybe it’s in your relationship, and you’re sick of feeling like you’re not good enough. Maybe it’s in a friendship, and … More Recognizing Your Worth
I have always found the concept of birthdays to be rather interesting. I recently celebrated my 23rd birthday, and I find that the older I get (and yes, I realize I really cannot categorize myself as old, mom), the more my birthday is becoming about enjoying and being grateful for time spent with family and … More The True Joys of Birthdays