I am determined to reach a point where no one’s actions affect me in any way. I firmly believe that I will get there with time and effort. Of course, there will be mistakes along the way, but I view them as learning opportunities to continue progressing.
Reflecting on the emotional toll of imposed obligations, I’ve shed these “shoulds” and external pressures. My husband and I reclaimed our independence, moving away from toxic environments. Now, focusing on living authentically, I prioritize self-care, hobbies, and connections that foster balance, well-being, and personal freedom.
This post from Psychology Today explains how mindfulness can rewire your brain and I can tell you from personal experience that it does! Practicing mindfulness has made me less judgemental, less fearful, and less anxious and created a sense of well-being within me. Every day, I am more at peace.