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Dealing with Anxiety & Isolation 8: Emotions might creep up on you but you’re still in control- BGN

Anxiety can come in waves, emotions can be triggered unexpectantly and sometimes we can feel overwhelmed and confused by what we are feeling. Sometimes an emotion suddenly overtakes us and sits with us until we takes control and work through it. In all circumstances, however overpowered you feel it is important to remind yourself as …

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Personal Boundaries to put in place 6: Stay in tune with your feelings. BGR

When the world is forcing you to stop and take a break, and you are given the opportunity to self reflect, it should be embraced wholeheartedly and the occasion used to fully connect ourselves to how we feel inside as well as out. Use the time to understand who we are, pay attention to how …

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Green flags to embrace 8: They are respectful towards your friends and family. BGN

Your friends and family are an extension of you. They have made you the person you are today through experiences, love, understanding and a lifetime of memories. When embarking on a new relationship it is important that your new partner gets along with those you are close to and love. Often when all the people …

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Green flags to embrace 1. They are a good friend. BGR

We really hope you all enjoyed and found the red flag series helpful. Looking out for yourself often means being vary of, and keep clear of things that instead of helping us progress, end up holding us back and are detrimental to our well being. For this series however, we will be discussing green flags, …

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Relationship Red Flags to watch out for 10: Abusive traits part 1. BGR

As hard as it may be being in an abusive relationship, coming out and even recognising the relationship for what it is, is no easy matter. At the same time it is also important to note that the abuse emerging in a relationship will not be loud and bashful, it will not be wearing a …

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Relationship Red Flags to keep an eye out for 3: Everything is about them. BGN

When there is no space in your relationship for you, your needs, your growth or happiness is it really a relationship? No relationship is fully balanced all the time and that is ok. Sometimes one partner needs more support than the other and at times one makes more sacrifices. As long as you are both …

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Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 10: Learn the lessons and heal away the pain. BGR

No matter how much we plan, prepare and train in our lives we always end up facing a situation we are completely unprepared for. As parents we feel that although we have to impart the wisdom and life lessons we have learnt the hard way onto our children, that still won’t be enough for them …

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Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 3: Sometimes what you thought was Love isn’t actually love.

Our perception of love is influenced by more than our own experiences. Cultural influences, the examples we observed as we grew up and the different types of love we experienced all play a role in what we think is acceptable forms of love. It is only through experiencing heartbreak, however painful that might be, do …

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Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 1: It isn’t always about you! BGN

I think everyone at some point in their life has experienced some form of heartbreak, betrayal, hurt or let down in their lives. Heartbreak can be confusing and extremely painful emotionally but as a result can also manifest itself into a physical pain. Heartbreak is such a unique and individual experience. It is very personal …

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Self Love Journey lesson 11- “I am only answerable to my creator” part 1 BGN

I have grown up in a religious household, however religion was never enforced upon us. My mother always brought us up to be good people with good morals and encouraged us to make our own decisions. My beliefs ground me, my unanswered questions, worries and challenges are all guided by prayers. My self love journey …

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