365 Days of self Discovery: Your relationships

6.02.19

Day 13

How do you show appreciation to others?

  • Tell them “thank you”
  • return the favor
  • let them know I appreciate them
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365 Days of Self Discovery: Dreams/Wishes/Hopes/Future

4.25.19

Day 15

What gives you hope?

  • Knowing of someone else’s success/success story and watching people achieve great accomplishments no matter how small, and seeing the good things stem from it. 

365 Days of Self Discovery: Feelings & Emotions

3.02.19

Day 62

Would you say you are an optimistic person?

  • Honestly, yes I am. However, I am also a realist, so I think things for what they are. Being optimistic but also being realistic helps me to see the bigger picture and pay attention to small details and to not get too far over my head. 

365 Days of Self Discovery: Feelings & Emotions

2.07.19

Day 39

Do you have mood swings, what do you think causes them?

  • Yes I do have mood swings. I believe what causes my mood swings: lack of sleep, hormonal changes due to my period, depression, the season (winter/cold months), being around people/person whom I don’t like, being hungry and my anxiety. 
Do you have mood swings? if so, what causes your mood swings? I know many people will go as far to say that it could be a sign of bipolar — but I haven’t spoken with a specialist to say whether or not I suffer from bipolar. 

365 Days of Self Discovery: Feelings & Emotions

1.28.19

Day 29

What can you do to feel more content with what you have?

  • Not worry, or compare self to others & continue to work hard for what you do have/what you need/what you want — in order to feel the satisfaction of knowing you have what you have because you worked for it. 

365 Days of Self Discovery: Feelings & Emotions

1.21.19

Day 22

How do you deal with negative comments?

  • To be honest, I don’t deal with them very well at all. Even when I am trying to “ignore” it, they still bother me. Mostly bothers me because normally I don’t do anything that would render someone to be nasty towards me, and while I am not perfect by any means, I don’t go out of my way to give someone a reason to be rude/mean/malicious towards me — especially since I try to be a positive, optimistic person for the most part. I have always been one to take things people say about me to heart and because I don’t enjoy confrontation, it is harder because I am having to ignore it when it still plays in my head. If I would learn to confront the issue more, I think it would not bother me as much. I had a blogger once tell me, “what other people think about you or say about you is none of your business” (something along those lines) and after reading this phrase, it definitely makes sense and helps somewhat to see the other side of things and really allows me to push forward in trying to not let it get to me. I dislike strongly negative comments towards me, because I know what it is like to be bullied and it sucks and it gets old and sometimes it just seems to weigh people down, so I take harshly to negative comments when the person has no reason to be that way towards another person. I am firm believer that everyone has a right to their own opinion, but like butts, everyone has one & sometimes it is best to keep certain comments to yourself. 
How do you handle negative comments? Have you found a way that works best for you, or do you struggle with this as well? 

365 days of self discovery: Day 34

10.06.18

What doesn’t matter to you?

  • I’d say my status quo compared to others. My materialistic being; the kind of clothes I wear compared to others, the type of car I drive, the size of my home and how much “things” I have compared to others. Same as I don’t care about those things about other people. I might have used to cared growing up because I was made to believe they were important for friendships, popularity and likes, but as I grew up and made different choices in my life, I believed they were meaningless when it came to getting to know someone and enjoying a person’s character vs their materialistic being.