From a young age we are taught to love and show compassion. Compassion being the wish for others to be free from suffering and love is wanting others to be happy. So why do so many of us ignore the importance of being loving and compassionate to ourselves?
Teenage Zaynah was an ugly duckling. I was a shy kid with zero body confidence which was contributed by the fact that I would brush my thick, curly hair until it amounted to a
We have been experiencing soaring temperatures over the last couple of weeks. Here in England we’re having a heatwave so let’s put on our shorts,
Getting out of the house has been challenging over the last few months since my crisis episode. Going out alone is still impossible and I usually tend to stick to local, familiar places.
How much sleep do I need? We have become a sleep deprived society and it’s having a detrimental effect on our health. Sleep is a pillar of health which is just as important as eating, drinking and exercising.
“How can anyone love you if you don’t love yourself”. That’s an affirmation that I’m sure most of us are aware of, yet the idea of loving yourself or even liking yourself is very complicated. I’ve always misunderstood the concept of self-love as arrogant and narcissistic.