If You’re a Leech, You’re In Great Need of Yourself

What an odd title. It’s probably not a title that you expect to read when it comes to your well-being but this situation of which I’m going to write about may be a situation that either you may be going through because perhaps you are the leech or you know someone who is like a leech to you or you know someone who is going through this.

First I would like to explain what a leech is if you don’t already know. A leech is a segmented worm that sucks blood. As you can perhaps tell from this description, a leech is someone who basically sucks the life out of you since blood can be considered the life of the body. Usually to consider someone a leech, this person is one who drains the energy of others, they may be in great need of attention, affection or love from others. This person may not necessarily mean to be a “leech” and suck the life out of others but they do so perhaps unknowingly.

How can you know when you are being a leech? You will know if you are sincere enough with yourself and know that you need other people’s approval in order to feel loved. You are constantly looking for the person almost in a smothering way. You will also know because either others will tell you that you are draining them or they will want to be away from you. Please understand that it is nobody’s responsibility to give you the love that you need. That is YOUR responsibility. You are the one responsible for creating a life for yourself, for loving yourself, for caring about yourself and for making yourself happy. Giving this responsibility to others is not fair for others nor for yourself plus it is a burden for others.

What can being a leech show you? This can help provide you with some insight as to how you are neglecting yourself. Self neglect does lead one to want to latch on to others and get from others what they are not giving to  themselves. If you notice this about yourself, stop yourself for a moment and give yourself some alone time. Don’t be afraid of your alone time. Some alone time can be great since it is during this time that you can get to know yourself better. Try to see what your soul is trying to communicate to you. You will be amazed at the areas of your life and of yourself that you have been ignoring.

If you have been a leech and have been annoying, know that many have been in your shoes and you can reverse that. You reverse that with some self-care. There is no other love like the one that you can have for yourself.

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Are You Really Living Your True Life? If Not, How Can You Know?

The past three days have been a bit emotional for me for reasons that what I really want out of life came to the surface and I came to the realization of several things of which I’m pretty sure there are others who feel the same and it is for this reason that in today’s post I ask you to ask yourself…are you really living your true life? If not, how can you know?

Sometimes we live the life that we live because we are trying to please others or we live it because that’s what others think we should be doing. Sometimes we live the life that we live because we are being there for someone else. Sometimes it is our own fear that stops us or even our limiting beliefs that hinder us of being the person we want to be. There are times that when we are just going with the flow of things, we are subconsciously numbing who we truly are and what we are really feeling, making a huge mistake which can be costly. For this reason in today’s post, I would like to discuss how can you know when you are not living your true life.

Pay attention to your emotions. I have said it and wrote before that your emotions are just feedback from your soul. If you wake up every morning hating your life, or not happy with life for whatever reason,  you hate going to your job, you feel sad for no reason, etc, these are things to start paying attention to. You can’t nor should you ignore these feelings because it is an indication that something is seriously wrong in your life and that something has to change. This is equivalent to when your body is giving you symptoms that something is wrong which is an indication that an illness may be developing and you are just ignoring it. Feeling constantly in a negative state is not normal!

Pay attention to your body. There are times when your body has physical manifestations of some emotional or mental hurt that you have. When you are constantly suppressing a yearning, a hurt, an anger, these have to go somewhere. There are times when it comes out as a physical pain whether that is constant headaches, joint pain, etc. If you feel this pain when you are in an environment or in a situation and that same pain goes away when you are away from that environment or situation, that is a sure sign that something you have been suppressing is manifesting physically. Don’t ignore this sign!

Pay attention to the things that you feel strongly about or connect very strongly to something you see or hear. Those are signs from your higher and true self that you are meant to be doing those things and having those things. There are times that one may think that if they don’t have a particular thing that they desire then perhaps that isn’t meant for them when that is not the case. There are times that we may subconsciously numb that desire and as a result we think that we are not meant to have that. Strong feelings or strong connections to things you see and hear are indications that those are things for you to pursue and keep believing in having them. Keep believing that you will have those things which you feel so strongly for!

Well-being is about you living greatly, you living passionately and living authentic to you who truly are regardless of what others may think or feel. This is your life to live, nobody is living this life for you, therefore, you need to live it according to your authentic you.

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