The boyfriend and I have been undertaking a ‘Raw Week’, and amongst our regular smoothies—with coconut water instead of my almond milk and his soy—and salads, I’ve done a little extra experimenting…
I understand self-worth to be the value that you place upon yourself and how you see yourself, rather than how other people see you. Unfortunately, my concept of self-worth is still tied up in my accomplishments and the expectations that have been placed on me by others.
For Uni this week, I read an episode transcript of the Health Report, which was on the topic of self-esteem and self-worth. In the interview, Kent Harber—Associate Professor in Social Psychology at Rutgers University—described the concept of self-worth as viewing oneself as a ‘good, capable, able person’, but also included social support and the perception of adequate attainable resources as contributing factors to the feeling of worthiness or self-esteem.
I’ve had this post brewing for a little while and originally had it scheduled for last Monday but I didn’t get to finish writing it… I had such fierce commitment to my plan of a full editorial calendar, with everything written and scheduled ahead of time, but kept running out of hours and creative energy. Then a crazy week happened and it was too late. I started to get really down on myself after my big promise to write every day… but then I took a step back to look at the situation.
I had to laugh at myself—Come on, I was stumped mid-way through a post about valuing progress over perfection, when my progress stalled and I ruined my perfect writing schedule. Der. Read More →
Two things that I think go together just perfectly are tea and flowers. Before I moved to Brisbane, I had a few weeks after finishing up at work that I spent getting things ready and taking a much needed breather. One of my favourite days, I’d walked to meet a friend who was in Melbourne between trips overseas and we talked about learning, languages, health, and other things that we’re passionate about. I had a lovely cup of green tea from the Carlton café we had met at, while we talked. Read More →
One of my goals for this year was to start putting up some videos, so here’s my first one!
V and I bought a Dragonfruit at the Boggo Road Markets on the weekend. Having never seen one in real life before moving to Queensland, let alone tasted one, today was the day that we decided to investigate… Read More →