All posts tagged: Self

Radvent 2010 – Day 4: Forgiveness

Day 4 of Radvent 2010 is all about Forgiveness, which is one thing I am terrible at.   [Source: Princess Lasertron] It’s hard to come out of a place of resentment, and it takes practice (just like everything). Practice forgiving about small, everyday things. You can always non-forgive later. Who and what are you ready to let go of resentment toward? I never used to be able to hold a grudge. My best mate in high school after a falling out would sigh, roll her eyes and remind me that, “Duh! We’re not talking because we’re fighting, remember?”… oh, right. Then one day, it was different. Once people did wrong by me, they were gone. A little harsh, maybe, but people kept taking advantage of me or treating me poorly and I guess that was my coping mechanism. I have done this to a few too many people in my life, and not all of them deserved such harsh treatment. I have been stubborn and self-righteous, and yes, I have been wrong about some things …

Radvent 2010 – Day 3: Writing

It’s day three of Princess Lasertron’s Radvent 2010 blogging project, and today we’re focusing on writing.   [Source: Princess Lasertron] Write a letter of love to yourself to read in one year. Dear Bec, Face it: you are totally cool.  And you’re totally awesome. Being that was just two compliments bestowed upon you, I know that if you could blush, you would do so right now. So go on and be your awkward, bashful self in the face of praise, but make sure you accept the gift of praise when you receive it.  Particularly from others. They are doing something nice for you when they say thanks for your hard work, or that your crafty work is awesome etc.  And I know deep down you really enjoy hearing that you’re doing something right, and that someone has noticed. They wouldn’t say it if you didn’t deserve it. I love how, with each passing year, you get more comfortable in your own skin. Knowing what I know and what you know, it’s getting easier to be …