How to Better Understand Your Stress Levels [Illustrated]

Could you be near your breaking point, unaware that you are functioning from a state of stress overload? As illustrated, cups and glasses have different capacities. Similarly, our internal capacity to handle life challenges and demands vary from person to person; it is unique to each. Some people may appear tough, yet have a lesser capacity; while others may seem delicate even though possessing a greater capacity. This internal capacity is our buffer in life. It basically indicates how much stress, challenge, or ‘crap’ we can really take in without feeling overwhelmed. Therefore, it is vital to be mindful of our own capacity and acknowledge that critical line passing which indicates that we have truly reached our limit. This is when it is necessary to take some ...

120 Quotes to Inspire Self-compassion and Self-acceptance [Tips]

A selection of top 120 inspirational thoughts to boost self-compassion and self-acceptance; to reduce the habit of self-loathing and to increase the habit of self-care. I have personally chosen the best amongst 1500 quotes. These quotes do not assume any belief on your part. => At the bottom of this page, you can download the free PDF for easy reference. You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. ― Gautama Buddha   It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes. ― Sally ...

How to Stop Self-sabotage by Understanding Your 3 Brains [Illustrated]

Are you frustrated with not again going through with your new year's resolutions? Do you often get stressed and wonder what is sabotaging your own decisions? 3 brains in 1 head!  "No way! Are you serious?" I know, right? No wonder it's so noisy up there! In the course of human evolution, our brain got additional layers of complexity. This highly organized operational system is composed of three main multi-layered compartments with unique programs running in our head: Reptilian brain ―> Reacting Mammalian brain ―> Feeling Cognitive brain ―> Thinking Imagine three highly opinionated general, each one with a unique agenda and a different definition of happiness. And the lack of integration between these brains results in much confusion and noise in our head. I'm sure we can all recall personal experiences where we were indecisive ...