How am I supposed to have confidence in being myself when all I see and hear are advertisements enticing me to buy products to "fix" what's wrong with me? We're told to be ourselves but what if we're still finding ourselves? We're told we need to be a million and one things but what if … Continue reading Practicing Critical Awareness: An Element of Shame Resilience
I'm going to let you in on a secret - I don't always love my body. Some days I don't want to look in a mirror and see myself because I'm still on this unceasing journey of self-acceptance. But most days, I embrace my body and it's imperfectness. (Or rather, its perceived imperfections.) And I … Continue reading Bad Body Days
Teddy Roosevelt is frequently attributed to the phrase, "Comparison is the thief of joy." But no matter who said it, the universe has been sending me the clear message that comparing myself to others does absolutely nothing but make me doubt my abilities. From Mel Robbins to Gary Vaynerchuk, the universe has one thing to … Continue reading Why Comparison is the Thief of Joy
What do you choose? Can you have both? Who are you? Not in the sense of your job or your interests, but what makes you happy? Is owning a business on your list? Or maybe you are happiest working 9 to 5 at your current job. How do YOU define success? Not how do your … Continue reading Happiness or Success?