Empowerment Blog

Happiness An Inside Job

Sometimes in life we harbor negative emotions, we magnify the little things, and simply get in our own way of being happy. This post is dedicated to individuals who need to get out of their own way from truly being happy which ultimately equates to embodying peace. 

This article lists 20 things a person needs to let go in order to truly be happy (click on Source below to read the article)

  1. The Approval of Others
  2. Anger/Resentment
  3. Negative Body Image
  4. Idea Of A Perfect Partner
  5. Perfect Life
  6. You're Going To Be Rich
  7. The Idea That Good Fortune Will Arrive At Your Doorstep
  8. Excuses
  9. Thoughts Of Your Ex
  10. Stubbornness
  11. Procrastination
  12. Your Baggage
  13. Negativity
  14. Judgmental Thoughts
  15. Jealously
  16. Insecurity
  17. Depending On Others For Happiness
  18. The Past
  19. The Need For Control
  20. Expectations

How to Forgive Yourself

Often times in life we ask others to forgive us for things we have done wrong; however, we miss a very important step, forgiveness of self. This step is vital because if you never forgive yourself then you will never truly be free. Below are 5 steps to being on the path of forgiving yourself and to read further click on Source below.

  1. Accept yourself and your flaws.
  2. Remember that you are not a bad person.
  3. Talk to someone (another perspective, social support, therapy).
  4. Talk to your internal voice.
  5. Do the best-friend test.