Healing Through Happiness

curious being
2 min readMay 22, 2022
Ginger tea.

Unlocking my self-love compass

Lately, I’ve been trying to listen to my body and do more things that bring me joy. I noticed even small things make a great difference. Like

Drinking more ginger tea with lemon and honey
Getting comfy lounge-wear to work from home
Taking slow walks in nature
Consciously breathing through panic attacks that I still get at night
Working out and eating mindfully
Taking the pressure off the deadlines
Thanking my body every day & taking the time to heal

And I can see my body reacting to this new wave of self-love and self-acceptance with slowly getting stronger every day. Baby steps and still a long way to go, but my creativity and strength are bit by bit recovering and I am beginning to gradually feel my “normal” determined self again.

Yet, I won’t go back to the self-destructive modus operandi. I still get depressed when I realize how I was treating myself all these years, being my worst critic, never being content with myself, never having a single word of praise or feeling of satisfaction no matter what I achieved.

I can’t re-live the past, but I can make sure this won’t repeat in the future.

curious being
December 2020

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curious being

Story of a girl who once twisted both of her ankles in one day 🧚🏼‍♀️