Scriptures for Guidance

Need to feel loved? -John 15:13

Need help fixing problems? -Matthew 18:15

Need the best answer? -James 1:5-6

Need confidence? -Proverbs 3:5-6

Need strength? – Isaiah 40:31

Need a role model? -Hebrews 13:7

Need faith? -Galatians 3:22

Need a purpose? -Proverbs 19:21

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10 Signs of Maturity

  1. Small talk no longer excites you.
  2. Sleep is better than a Friday night out.
  3. You forgive more.
  4. You respect differences.
  5. You become more open minded
  6. You don’t force love.
  7. You accept heartaches.
  8. You don’t judge easily.
  9. You prefer to be silent that engage in a pointless fight.
  10. Your happiness doesn’t depend on others.

10 Painful Truths

1. The average human life is relatively short.

2. You will only ever live the life you create for yourself.

3. Being busy does NOT mean being productive.

4. Some kind of failure always occurs before success.

5. Thinking and doing are two very different things.

6. You don’t have to wait for an apology to forgive.

7. Some people are simply the wrong match for you.

8. It’s not other people’s job to love you, it’s yours.

9. What you own is NOT who you are.

10. Everything changes, every second.

20 Self Care Practices

1: Eating healthier food
2: Baths! and if ur extra… bath bombs
3: Going for a walk
4: Journaling
5: Speaking Kindly to yourself
6: Plenty of sleep
7: Creating art
8: Challening yourself
9: Putting away technology
10: Saying “No” when necessary
11: Calling up a friend
12: Learning something new
13: Spend time in nature
14: Taking a trip
15: Praying
16: Letting go
17: DIY project
18: Curling up into bed
19: Getting a massage
20: Loving yourself!

1 Major Lesson I’ve Learned This Year…

One major lesson I learned this year is that you can’t keep giving yourself to someone who isn’t going to give you their whole self to you. What I am I mean by that is if you were showing someone the kind of effort that you wish to be shown, you’re only going to get hurt in the end. Not everyone is going to treat you how you want to be treated; not everyone is going to be there for you 24/7 like how you want them or expect them to, and not everyone is going to be your best friend or your soulmate.

3 Ways To Move On From An Ex… 

1. Cut off contact.

Do this at least for a little while. A friendship may eventually be possible, but being friends can’t happen in a genuine way until you have healed through most if not all of the pain, which takes time. Being your own best friend is what is most important during a difficult break-up and that means not putting yourself in situations that don’t lead to feeling good. When you are hurting, you are vulnerable. Protecting yourself with healthy boundaries is an essential part of good self-care. Politely let your ex know you need your space and would prefer not to be in contact for the time being. (Don’t ghost them.)

2. 4. Know it is OK to still like/love them.

Love is never wrong. When someone comes into your life who allows you the opportunity to experience love, that is always a true gift. Part of maturity, however, is recognizing that love by itself isn’t always enough to make a relationship work. But moving on from a relationship that isn’t working isn’t always about ending the love you feel. Sometimes the only way to let go is to love someone enough to want the best for him or her even if that means not being together.

3. Make peace with the past.

When someone treats you poorly or does something hurtful, it is a natural and healthy response to feel some anger. Anger helps you be aware of situations that are not in your best interest and can facilitate the separation process from an unhealthy relationship. But when we hold on to anger and resentment from past experiences we take them with us into the future. Nothing hurts more than when someone you love does something that causes you to reevaluate who you believed them to be. When someone betrays the trust you gave, it is painful. But letting what someone else did limit your ability to move forward means they still exert control over your life. Forgiveness isn’t about letting someone else off the hook for his or her bad behavior; it is about your emotional freedom.