The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the- scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel. – Steven Furtick
It has been referred to as FakeBook. It is not that the pictures and posts we see are not real; it is the stories and assumptions we make about those pictures and posts, are not.
Case in point…
I recently saw a picture posted in my newsfeed. It was an engagement photo of a couple who had married about 6 months prior. Immediately I heard my mind think “They must have the best relationship,” in a woe is me sort of tone.
I am the worst offender when it comes to the following issue. It can literally break up any kind of relationship. It can harm the relationship you have with your man, mother, father, sibling, or friend.
A couple of weeks back, my husband (Hemal) and I had a squabble. This is how it went down…
Charm is a very subtle quality, one that is not often emphasized or seen in the West as compared to Eastern traditions. In ancient times, women radiated charm and grace because they were so connected to their feminine life force.
When I think of charm, I think back to the Geisha’s and Temple dancers of India, the women who learned the feminine arts. These were the arts of subtlety, of mystery, of seduction, that stemmed from a place of great inner confidence and love. (more…) read more →
What does beauty mean to you? It is a powerful question, a question that one of my teachers asked me recently. I had to really think about this one, and I am still thinking about it.
I realized that my conception and standard of beauty was quite narrow, narrow in the sense that it fit into a box or standards that I have fed into by society. Because in reality, beauty is not narrow at all, beauty does not fit nor come in a box.
Ever notice how much easier it is to love someone then it is to trust them?
We can easily find ourselves falling head over heels for men (or women) without knowing all that much about them, including how trustworthy they are.
To trust another human is to error. Because we are imperfect beings, trust will almost always be broken and even if it is not, because of our own expectations and perspectives we are apt to feel like it is in certain situations. Deciding to trust someone is a different mentality then deciding if someone is trustworthy. Meaning is He worthy of your trust? (more…) read more →