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The last two posts here on You Matter Too were about strengthening connections and having a strong support network. These all enhance our ability to feel like we belong. A sense of belonging is another key component of our overall health and well-being. A sense of belonging is a feeling that you are accepted, supportedContinue reading “Sense of Belonging”
Previously, I have talked about the connections we develop with each other and how that can enhance and support our mental health (Strengthening Connections). From strengthening these connections, we can develop a strong support network. A support network can simply be defined as people in your life that can help you. These are people thatContinue reading “Support Networks”
To empower someone is to give them the means to achieve something Collins Dictionary This month, we turn our focus towards aspects and actions that we can take to empower ourselves on our mental health journey. This can be done in so many different ways and, just like with the practices we can put inContinue reading “Empowering Ourselves – through finding our strengths”
Forgiveness My recent post on how a practice of forgiveness can help enhance our mental health brought up many different feelings for me. I am an educator. I teach about the benefits and the true meaning of forgiveness, yet it is still something I tend to have a love/hate relationship with. A reminder……Forgiveness is somethingContinue reading “Reflections #4”
A little known practice, when we look at how to support and enhance our mental health, is forgiveness. There is, at times, a lack of understanding of what forgiveness actually is. This lack of understanding can impact our ability to support ourselves and others, and unfortunately lead to us holding onto the negative thoughts andContinue reading “Understanding Forgiveness”
Authenticity It is a word that is thrown around so often and it is also one that I have been reflecting on quite frequently over the last month or so. As with any reflection, I find myself asking many questions that swirl around my mind…….. How do we show our authenticity? What does it lookContinue reading “Reflections #3”
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