Words definitely matter! I woke up over the weekend and felt run-down, tired, and overwhelmed. Everything seemed too hard and I certainly wasn't jumping out of bed to get my weekend started... "I should mow the lawn" "I need to rest to recharge" "I hate spending my weekends doing all the jobs around the house" "I never get time to myself" Lying in bed I realised there were so many red flags running through my mind. I was telling myself I 'should', 'need', 'hate', and 'never'.
Woah, we are already pushing ahead into the new year! Boy, it's gone fast, hasn't it?! Some of us find the holidays peaceful, yet there are others who find it draining, busy and negative. It's not all roses and calm for everyone. The Christmas/New Year/Holiday season can trigger a lot of people to act and behave negatively based on their past experiences, and beliefs about themselves (or others). When we are triggered our minds love to run away with us, taking us down dark