Note to Self

Perfection isn’t real.
Perfection isn’t real.
Perfection isn’t real.

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Thwarting Bad Thoughts

Negative thoughts are a daily struggle, and they tend to creep up on me throughout the day — most times before I even recognize they’re there. My goal? To take control of these thoughts before they have a chance to wreak havoc on my mood, and the rest of my day. Sometimes I’m successful. Other times, not so much.

This is just a reminder (to you and myself) that negative thoughts are normal, but you shouldn’t allow them to rule you. Acknowledge your thoughts, especially the bad, icky ones, and allow yourself to feel and then let them go.

This is definitely easier said than done, trust me. But I’ve been trying to put this into practice as much as possible. In the words of my therapist, “your brain can be a bully sometimes.” So it’s time you tell it to stfu, lol.

Essentially, be mindful of your thoughts today.

Peace and love.
Tanasia K. ❤

via Daily Prompt: Thwart

10 Ways to Love On Yourself Today <3

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  1. Meditate. Pray. Speak nice things about yourself.
  2. Binge on your favorite snack food(s) while watching re-runs of Martin.
  3. Do that thing you’ve been putting off for the last month or so … like now.
  4. Start a new book or pick back up on that old one you never finished.
  5. Masturbate.
  6. Take a nice, long walk in the park.
  7. Tell someone you love them.
  8. Unplug from the world (yes, Twitter too) for at least an hour.
  9. Take a relaxing bath. And don’t forget the bubbles.
  10. If all else fails, take a nap. Sleep fixes everything, amirite?

*Did I miss anything? Feel free to comment with your own self-care practices.

Love,
Tanasia K.
XOXO