Unconditional love is hard, it can be uncomfortable and frustrating at times, but in the end I believe it will be the most rewarding practice you can do for yourself and select loved ones. I say select loved ones, as this type of love doesn't mean to neglect self-care or selfishness.
Laila Eman is a media relations specialist. Small town girl with big city ambitions.
Think of the numerous benefits people would have if they concentrated on their own well-being before judging, comparing or "helping" others. Shouldn't we try to set an example and live a healthy lifestyle so others can, too? Is being selfish really that selfish?
01/13/2016 11:58 EST
I am urging you to stop settling, don't settle for the job that "pays" enough or gives you that "title" you want, because in the end it will only give short-term happiness. If we stop settling and start fighting for the job/lifestyle we want to invest our years with, we will then get a real sense of happiness and fulfillment.
11/13/2015 01:38 EST
I'm not the first, nor the last person who will tell you its importance, as there are numerous studies, blogs, articles etc. illustrating the benefits of self-care. But what I am urging you to do this thanksgiving long weekend, is practice it.
10/11/2015 09:28 EDT
There tends to be this common constant act, celebrated by many that's troubling me lately...the act of giving gifts. As we get closer to Christmas, I hope you consider a few ideas I've put together for you and loved ones to do this season, to practice staying present and building lasting memories.
12/21/2014 11:10 EST
Mother Nature may be playing a bad joke on us, but today marks the first day of spring, which is the Persian New Year (Nowrūz)! I consider myself a Persian Canadian -- even though I haven't had the ch...
03/20/2014 04:10 EDT
For all my Sagittarian, Capricorn, fellow Aquarians and Pisces who dread the cold winter line ups, and are sick and tired of feeling old when bumping into friends' younger siblings at the local pub, I have an alternative option for you to consider from your friendly neighbors in Niagara: WINERIES!
02/27/2014 04:42 EST
Did you know that only 19 percent of Canadians stick with their New Year's resolutions for an entire year? As the first month of the New Year is upon us, how are your resolutions going? Are you hittin...
02/11/2014 01:09 EST
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