Cut Yourself Some Slack
Enjoy the Journey
Remind yourself that getting there is not always the point. Practice mindfulness to put yourself back in the present moment. Enjoy where you are in the process.
Look for the Lessons
Have you failed at something recently?
If so, instead of beating yourself up, take a moment to look for the lessons
and learn from the situation. Remind yourself of just how valuable these
I went through a divorce in 2017, it was awful because how I was looking at it
along with how I felt about it. But I took some valuable lessons from it,
lessons that I probably would not have learned because of my personality
type. I learned how important self-awareness truthfully is. We are blind by
our pride and ego when it comes to seeing ourselves honestly.
My marriage served as a purpose and setting for me to receive valuable
insights and revelations about the flaws, imperfections and shortcomings
that needed my attention so that I could progress to the next level of my life.
Could it have been done differently? Perhaps, but I believe it was indeed the
will of God in that season.
I had left my hometown when I was 30 years old and returned when I was 52
years old with my husband. Only because he became ill and wanted to return
to our hometown. I am really glad that I had the opportunity to reunite with
my family. It was really an eye-opener. I had been working with strangers for
so many years, I was able to share a lot with my tribe who was really glad and
happy to see me.
It was a steppingstone, wilderness episode and a journey leading to a better
me which is still in progress. I am still enjoying the journey by exploring,
learning and growing until I meet Jesus Christ. How is your journey going?
Cut yourself some slack. When you get caught up in a negative cycle of self-
talk, look for something positive, you can say instead to reinforce just how
wonderful you already are.