My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.
― Steve Goodier
Resilience!! It’s a word that has become synonymous with strength, power and overcoming. It is often used to refer to how well one comes out on the other side after dealing with a difficult or sometimes challenging ordeal. Whether you come out whole or come out totally in pieces. Did you handle the pressure that tried to crush you or totally lost your cool and blew it all to hell? Being resilient is more than just having a positive outlook on life’s challenges, it’s also about how well you cope with those challenges and the stress that they bring.Continue reading “When Resilience Becomes A Way of Life”
Our most basic emotional need is not to fall in love but to be genuinely loved by another, to know a love that grows out of reason and choice, not instinct. I need to be loved by someone who chooses to love me, who sees in me something worth loving.
― Gary Chapman
Self-worth is defined as “the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person”; “a sense of one’s own value as a human being”. Self-worth is the value that we place on ourselves. It is sad that we can spend years, even decades of our life, seeking out the validation from other people, when the only thing we need to feel worthy is to start seeing our own value (worth)!”
― Danijela Jokic Vaislay