A Gentle Reminder
Don't beat yourself over "not doing your best enough". When we talk about doing "your best" or "our best", it usually means, "the best the person is capable of given their circumstances". It surely does not mean THE BEST, and everyone's 'best' isn't always same. Heck! Even your best may differ from time to time, because circumstances change. That's why be kind to yourself, the way you'd be towards another person trying their best.
Your sun sign in astrology will only make perfect since for you if it’s located in your 1st house of self. If not, your sun sign may be highly misleading for you. You are every sign, but the energies of the chart based on aspect of other placements make up how your affected by those energies. So you may be a Virgo sun but have a Pisces moon or you may be a Sagittarius sun but have a Scorpio rising. Each one depending on where it’s house location is will change your persona and relationship with the world and other people. Everything is energy , you just have to figure out how to read it and make it work for you. #modernhippiemindset
may everything I do
come from a place of love.
may my intentions be rooted
in kindness and grace.
may I be the light
that leads the way.
may my thoughts be free of judgement—
my opinions free of bias.
may my perception of the world
be pure of everything that tries to taint it.
may I speak with love,
may I lead with light.
may I guide with knowledge,
may I hold space for those
who don’t hold space for me.
may I understand their struggles,
may I view everything behind a lens of compassion—
because I am here to heal the world,
not contribute to the division.
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heartbreak brought along with it friends, ones i had never much encountered in my life before / it brought rage and spite and hatred to my eyes / it brought violence and death to my mind / it brought harsh words quick to my tongue / it brought emptiness and chasms within my gut, my chest, and my soul / and it brought a Fear. deep into my being, that made the tears spill, and the shoulders heave, and the throat wail / it brought abandonment
this is your reminder to start slow and gradually lean into consistency rather than to change your entire routine one fine day. it's okay to start wherever and whenever you feel ready. please don't compare yourself to the highlight reel of people on social media. i promise it's never too late to work on your goals. you don't have to make a drastic change just because it's a new year. time is a social construct and i want nothing more than for you to truly enjoy life at present without worrying too much about the future. you are completely able to achieve goals you have set for yourself, but take it step by step. please avoid burnout and please take rest. wishing you all the best!!
Things that did wonders for my mental health:
having enough sleep and a fixed sleeping and waking time ( at least on the weekdays)
starting my day with gratitude (things to be grateful for: being alive, having a body, a mind, a soul, health, family, friends, food and water, safety, a roof over your head, your education, your job, your free time... seriously there is so much to be grateful for) and praying for my family’s wellbeing
any type of movement - it can be as light or as intense as you’d like it to be: stretch in bed, hop on your yoga mat, go for a walk, go to the gym...
showering = instant rebirth
diligently doing your skincare routine
nourishing your body. no counting calories/ no restricting. feeding your body all the nutrients it needs to function
making a to-do list in the morning
journaling at night
reading before bed
doing a monthly habit tracker
having enough time to get ready in the morning and not rushing
checking in with your loved ones weekly
listening to podcasts - especially motivational and uplifting ones
learning something new everyday - never underestimate the power of those 4- 8 minutes educational videos on youtube
allowing myself to make mistakes