"The more you practice mindfulness, the more aware you are of your self-defeating thoughts that may make you feel cynical and disheartened about your dating life." It'll make you feel better about yourself Whether you do it through actual affirmations, self-care, exercise — do whatever is going to make you feel confident.
“Breaks are helpful when you're dating to give you the chance to take a step back and reevaluate," life coach, Carmen Parks tells Bustle.
"Maybe you started dating with one goal or purpose in mind but when you take a break you realize that some things have changed.
"What was once fun and exhilarating has become exhausting, frustrating, and overwhelming.
Over the course of normal dating, people will experience moments of frustration or exhaustion, but when those feelings become the primary response to even the idea of a date, burnout has definitely set in.”And that's when it's time for a break.
Even worse, some people start to get so burned out from dating that they end up hating the whole process.
“Dating burnout is a lot like job burnout." Esther Boykin, licensed love and relationship therapist, tells Bustle.
"It's a moment to practice valuable self-care before the rest of the world is knocking at your door.
If your mindset or routine is chaotic, your day will be chaotic.
"Attend with the mindset of making new friends, rather than searching for a potential significant other." good for everyone.
"Take a meditation class or sign up for an app, such as Calm or Headspace," Burns says.
So find ways to improve yourself while being good to yourself.