SELF-CARE & HAPPINESS
Find the time to love who you are & create moments to self-care.
AS a psychologist and coach, the most common question asked is, ‘How can I be happy?’ Happiness is a state of mind. It is an emotional experience created from what we do, how we invest out time, thoughts, dreams and love. Sometimes it is an elusive ideal; other times it abundantly falls at our feet. Happiness ebbs and flows, disappears and reappears throughout our lives. The skill of being happy is knowing what increases the frequency and longevity of our joyful moments. We need to invest in these skills, learn how we look for and master them, leading to self-care and happiness. Like anything built to last, happiness requires strong and sustainable foundations. Those foundations are a simple puzzle made from achieving five pieces of self-development. Self-care and happiness are pieces of that puzzle to create our happiness stability. Self-care is intrinsically attached to worthiness. It’s made up of health, emotions, intellect and spirituality. How we care for ourselves, nurture our minds and maintain our environment, is vital to leading a healthy and happy life. Where we choose to ignore our physical self, we are harming the vessel that keeps us moving and participating in our lives. If we neglect our emotional self, we undermine our resilience and mental ability, struggling to build self-worth, esteem and confidence. When we stop looking after our intellect by not expanding our interests and understanding of the world, we limit our knowledge and wisdom.
Find the time to love who you are.