A lot of us have grown up and started to realize how our past can cause trauma that alters us deeply. It could be things like dealing with abuse, trying to heal from toxic people, seeing the death of a loved one, or so many other situations. I know that everyone dealing with trauma has had different experiences, but hopefully at least some of these tips can help:
I decided to do an experiment and make a poll to compare how many people have and haven't gotten checked for STD's since the beginning of 2018. Here are the results:
If we factor out the people who haven't had unprotected sex this year, 40 people haven't checked for STD's out of 97. Imagine being in a room of almost 100 people at one of those speed dating events and a little under half of those people haven't checked for STD's recently. That puts you at a high risk of contracting one if you decided to have unprotected sex with someone. But this is just a Twitter poll with only 125 participants. Let's get to the real stats.
People don't always apologize when they've wronged you. It might be your parents, an ex, someone who used to be a close friend, etc. You might think an apology would be the only thing to really solidify you moving forward from how someone treated you. Sure, it's nice to hear someone tell you they're sorry for their actions, especially if they mean it. But, sometimes you may never get that apology you want so badly. Here's how to accept an apology you haven't received:
So this is something that I know a lot of people are experiencing, as most of us have to work 40+ hours a week to survive. Burn out can result in depression, anxiety, fatigue and even physical illnesses. We don't feel ourselves anymore, we lose interest in things. It's like we're becoming zombies. Here are some simple things you can do to try to give you at least some relief:
Sometimes it can be difficult boosting your confidence and maintaining high self esteem. We fixate on our failures or feel like we're behind everyone else. Sometimes no matter how much you accomplish, you still feel like you're not doing enough. Here's how to give yourself a boost of esteem and become more confident: