A Poem about Self Love, Self Talk and Reconnection with Self by Karenina

I have had great responses in the past when I have shared poetry! This poem was sent to me from Karenina in response to my article about “self talk and self care”.  While reading this poem it really helped me to understand and to keep in mind that Karenina is speaking to herself. Her older … Continue reading "A Poem about Self Love, Self Talk and Reconnection with Self by Karenina"

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Self Esteem, My Value and Learning to Love My Self

CELEBRATE ME The process of learning to love myself is best understood backwards; there are so many layers and levels to it; so much confusion. There was so much deception; deception that I had come to believe was truth, and on top of that deception, there was this thick layer of fog kind of hiding … Continue reading "Self Esteem, My Value and Learning to Love My Self"

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Importance of Recognizing Progress in Recovery

“It is important to give yourself credit for all your successes, no matter how small. If you wait to get to the end of the healing process, until you’re ‘finished,’ before you recognize your progress, you’ll wait forever. Each small step is a building block, and accomplishment in and of itself, and by acknowledging each … Continue reading "Importance of Recognizing Progress in Recovery"

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