I asked some of my dear friends how they managed to cope when life knocks them down. They all came back with varying responses. Each of their unique personalities shines through their words and I found it so touching to hear what helps them, I learned a lot about my friends reading their coping strategies.
But the Cheshire cat had a very good point: tell me where you want to go, otherwise, I’ll tell you where you go. Basically, life will decide for you if you don’t decide for yourself.
There is simply no way of having a meaningful career, or a loving relationship, or just being a regular human without feeling some level of negative emotions. If we hide from them now, there will always be a new opportunity for them to come back again. Facing difficult emotions is a fundamental part of healing.
2017 has been an amazing year. I knew there would be big changes for me in 2017. I was in the last year of my Working Holiday Visa in Australia. I either had to leave the country, or beg a company to keep me around. There had been many changes to visas making it harder […]
…In the past two weeks I got back from Australia on January 4th refreshed and completely content. My vacation was great, but then again how could it not be? It’s Australia, the land of kangaroos, sunshine and beaches. I felt a revived sense of confidence in myself. Before leaving for Australia I was feeling quite down, […]