Your Opinion of Yourself is the Only One that Matters

Your Opinion of Yourself is the Only One that Matters

Your Opinion of Yourself is The One That Matters

I suck at accepting compliments. Praise is wonderful to hear, but I automatically start blushing, get tongue tied and want to run away. I'm sure if I dig deep I will figure out the root of this reaction. Most of the time I don't believe the compliment I receive is true. 

Receiving compliments is a sign that you are doing something well, that you are loved, and/or admired. The compliments feel good when you hear them, but they are dependent on the opinions of others on your actions.

Compliments = Positive Judgement

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Night Owl No More…

Night Owl No More…

Night Owl  No more!

"Make your recovery the priority in your life." - Robin Norwood

My life as a night owl started in my college years.

My energy would rise after 5 pm, and I felt I was invincible. I would stay up until 1a.m., studying, speaking to friends or just watching TV. Only to wake up the next morning, dragging myself out of bed barely awake for my 8 am class.

This "routine" continued well into my 30's, and then I had a child. A baby, now a toddler, who doesn't understand the value sleep after 7 am. Someone like me, who values daytime sleep, felt lost all day and confused.

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