Practicing Critical Awareness: An Element of Shame Resilience

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

Why Comparison is the Thief of Joy

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