Our own journey of healing and reflecting was the very reason we started writing to share all that we have learnt and all the things we are still unlearning. We are still working on shedding the layers of cultural and external conditioning that we subconsciously internalised. As we grow we understand that we are a… Continue reading Dealing with Anxiety and Isolation: The Importance of Solidarity. BGN
Every long lasting, healthy relationship takes investment of time and effort to grow and flourish. Someone that really goes out of their way to get to know you (in a non creepy, controlling or stalkerish way) is someone that is in for the long haul. It is crucial before embarking on any new relationship however… Continue reading Green flags to embrace 10: They make time and effort to understand your likes and dislikes. BGN
Your friends and family are an extension of you. They have made you the person you are today through experiences, love, understanding and a lifetime of memories. When embarking on a new relationship it is important that your new partner gets along with those you are close to and love. Often when all the people… Continue reading Green flags to embrace 8: They are respectful towards your friends and family. BGN
If you have experienced a lot of red flags in the past, it can be particularly challenging to be aware of and trust green flags. This can be because you may have grown up around confusing and detrimental behaviour traits or if your experiences of red flags have left you traumatised, hurt or in need… Continue reading Green flags to embrace: 2. They make small but consistent gestures. BGN
We really hope you all enjoyed and found the red flag series helpful. Looking out for yourself often means being vary of, and keep clear of things that instead of helping us progress, end up holding us back and are detrimental to our well being. For this series however, we will be discussing green flags,… Continue reading Green flags to embrace 1. They are a good friend. BGR
Red flags can be sneaky, they can be loud and arrogant and sometimes they are right in front of you but your low self-esteem or confidence can blur your perception. Red flags do not appear all at once and can be confusing however, if you listen to your gut instincts and use your inner voice… Continue reading Relationship Red Flags to keep an eye out for 1: Something in your gut feels wrong. BGN
The hopes and dreams we associate to a relationship with someone, and the plans we have made for the future is what makes a heartbreak so difficult to come to terms with. The most powerful thing to remember, and it may sound a little harsh, is that not everyone you love is forever. The one… Continue reading Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 7: Everyone you love isn’t forever, it is your choice to move on!
Any relationship is a devotion of your time, focus and energy among many other things. And whether its intentional or not we tend to prioritise the relationship we have with others over the relationship we have with ourselves. As a result we end up losing ourselves when we face heartbreak. A home you placed inside… Continue reading Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 4: Rediscover Yourself! BGR
Our perception of love is influenced by more than our own experiences. Cultural influences, the examples we observed as we grew up and the different types of love we experienced all play a role in what we think is acceptable forms of love. It is only through experiencing heartbreak, however painful that might be, do… Continue reading Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 3: Sometimes what you thought was Love isn’t actually love.
I think everyone at some point in their life has experienced some form of heartbreak, betrayal, hurt or let down in their lives. Heartbreak can be confusing and extremely painful emotionally but as a result can also manifest itself into a physical pain. Heartbreak is such a unique and individual experience. It is very personal… Continue reading Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 1: It isn’t always about you! BGN