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Why I Absolutely Deserve Support, and So Do You

When you're going through a hard time, there's nothing better than feeling emotionally supported by a friend or loved one.

Often, it's difficult to ask for support or even accept support from others…


This week's affirmation is…

I Deserve Support

Je Mérite Du Soutien


It takes courage to acknowledge when you need support and to reach out to others for help.

By asking for support, you're not only demonstrating self-awareness but also nurturing stronger relationships and fostering a sense of community.

It's a powerful step toward prioritizing your own needs and nurturing your overall mental and emotional health.

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We'll start this week with a meditation

Asking For Support Meditation

from Tune Into You Meditation Podcasts

by Jennifer Davoust

The insights shared in these meditations can change the core beliefs and limitations that create anxiety, doubt, procrastination, and so much more.


Next, a blog post...

7 Ways to Ask for Emotional Support

from Psychology Today

Tips for giving and receiving help when you need it the most.


Since support requires the efforts of both you and your loved ones, a little help...

7 Ways to Create Emotional Safety in Your Relationship

by PsychCentral

Emotional safety is the foundation for a loving and healthy relationship. It’s about establishing trust with another person and feeling safe enough to be open and vulnerable with them.

Emotional safety also goes both ways. When you feel emotionally safe and reveal your true self, it opens the door for your partner to do the same. And when both people in a relationship feel secure, it provides a safe environment where a deeper and more loving connection can form.


Next, our book selection, a new entry from Amanda Palmer

The Art of Asking

In this groundbreaking book, Amanda explores the barriers in her own life and in the lives of those around her, and discovers the emotional, philosophical, and practical aspects of asking.

Part manifesto, part revelation, this is the story of an artist struggling with the new rules of exchange. The Art of Asking will inspire readers to rethink their own ideas about asking, giving, art, and love.


Lastly, a newer film about building community and lending support!


starring Jennifer Lawrence and Brian Tyree Henry

"Causeway" is an intimate portrait of a soldier struggling to adjust to her life after returning home to New Orleans.


May you have the breath, safety, support, and tenderness required for you to lay down your armor and rest

Dr Thema


as always, affirmations from previous weeks are available here


you'll be hearing more from me soon. Promise.


tamara charese

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