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Personal growth and self-improvement requires a few skills. Allow the advice here to help you figure things out for yourself.

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Submission Isn’t Easy-Nor for Your Convenience

How hard is it to do something that your dominant, the one person you love and trust completely, has asked that you don’t want to do? Tequilarose shares her thoughts on the sometimes struggle to submit.

9 comments Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Personal Growth
[Video Post] Improving Your Submission – Accepting Punishment

[Video Post] Improving Your Submission – Accepting Punishment

Accepting punishment gracefully when you are in a Discipline Dynamic takes practice (but not too much practice!) In this video, you’ll learn the steps to making punishment go as smoothly as possible for you.

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
Self-Esteem and Unsolicited Advice – Submissive Meditation Monday

Self-Esteem and Unsolicited Advice – Submissive Meditation Monday

How’s your self-esteem? Do you feel good about the person looking back at you from the mirror? If not, you are not alone. I understand. I am one of you.

2 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
Simply Service e-Zine from November 2005

Simply Service e-Zine from November 2005

D/s e-Zine focused on Service, written by bootpig. This is the archive from November 2005. Topics include community unity, declutter tips, polyamory and more! Available in PDF format for free download.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
When Journaling Gets Hard – How Depression Affected Our D/s Dynamic and How My Journal Helped Bring Us Back Together

When Journaling Gets Hard – How Depression Affected Our D/s Dynamic and How My Journal Helped Bring Us Back Together

This is a personal account of what can happen when journalling goes wrong. In Elle’s case, it was when she became depressed. It’s about how to recognize that there is a problem, and what you and your dominant might do to overcome it.

2 comments Posted by Guest Author | Posted in: Personal Growth
The Submissive Blues – Submissive Meditation Monday

The Submissive Blues – Submissive Meditation Monday

Sometimes you can feel so disconnected with your submission that you begin to question who you are. Here’s my meditation on my personal struggle.

7 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
7 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress

7 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress

For many out there, the holidays aren’t the most wonderful time of the year. Take a look at 7 helpful tips and tricks you can use to overcome stress and depression during the holidays.

Comments Off Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: Personal Growth
Solo-Coaching – Tearing Down Old Defensive Behaviors

Solo-Coaching – Tearing Down Old Defensive Behaviors

Sometimes, as we grow up, we hang on to old defense mechanisms that served us fine at the time, but now seem to garner negative feedback. Here’s how you too can rewrite old defensive behaviors into something that will serve you much better.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Newsletter Archive, Personal Growth
Bullet Journal: BDSM Scene Reflection Spreads

Bullet Journal: BDSM Scene Reflection Spreads

Using your bullet journal to create scene reflection spreads is a great way to cement memories and your own feelings of the play you engage in. Here are two spread designs that you could use.

Comments Off Posted by kallista | Posted in: Personal Growth
31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 31: Q&A, Resources and Further Reading

31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 31: Q&A, Resources and Further Reading

Frequent questions and some further resources to up your submissive journaling. This is the end of the 31 Days to Submissive Journaling Series.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling
31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 30 – What Have You Learned?

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 30 – What Have You Learned?

Let me know what you thought of the 31 Days of Submissive Journaling Series!

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling, Beginner Basics
31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 29 – Social Networking Best Practices

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 29 – Social Networking Best Practices

Unlike regular blogging – writing long posts with photos – microblogging is meant to be quick, succinct, and pointed. Here are 5 tips to protect your online safety when using a social networking site.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling, Beginner Basics
31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 28 – Quotes: Inspiration Leads to Motivation

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 28 – Quotes: Inspiration Leads to Motivation

How you use quotes when journaling can lead you to revelations about your own life. It’s more than simply writing the quote in your journal. It’s about reflecting on the meaning or idea behind it and then applying it.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling
31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 27- Brain Dump: Shaking Off Toxic Emotions

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 27- Brain Dump: Shaking Off Toxic Emotions

Submissive Journaling isn’t all neat and orderly, it can be a huge mess of emotions that you just have to get off your chest right that instant. And that’s where a brain dump comes in.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling
31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 26 – Gratitude Log: Happiness’ Best Kept Secret

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 26 – Gratitude Log: Happiness’ Best Kept Secret

A wonderful thing to consider when journaling is to add a gratitude log/journal. Keeping a gratitude journal will boost your happiness. Guaranteed.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling, Beginner Basics
31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 25 – Book Notes: How to Select and Read With Purpose

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 25 – Book Notes: How to Select and Read With Purpose

There are many ways to take notes and everyone has a preferred method. Let me teach you my note-taking method that I have developed over the years.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling
31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 24 – Scene Reports: How they can Empower Your Playtime

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 24 – Scene Reports: How they can Empower Your Playtime

A scene report is a written account of the who, what, when, where, why’s of playtime. Explore why you might want to keep track of the scenes you’ve been in through journaling.

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 23 – Journal Prompts: Using Them Effectively to Improve Your Life

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 23 – Journal Prompts: Using Them Effectively to Improve Your Life

What is the difference between a good journal prompt and a bad one? Learn how you too can use journal prompts to better your life and help you grow in submission.

Comments Off Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling, Beginner Basics
31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 22 – How to Manage Negative Comments Without Rage

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 22 – How to Manage Negative Comments Without Rage

Accepting criticism is never an easy thing to do. Learn how to curb your knee-jerk responses and anger to keep your readers coming back and to also attract new readers.

Comments Off Posted by tequilarose | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling, Beginner Basics
31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 21: Your First Blog Post

31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 21: Your First Blog Post

You’ve made the decision that you’re going to keep a blog, you’ve picked your host, you’ve designed your site, and now it comes down to the writing. But what in the world do you write? I’ll give you all the details.

Comments Off Posted by kallista | Posted in: 31 Days of Submissive Journaling, Beginner Basics
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