{Imposter Syndrome}

You’re an imposter and you know it. Why do you even pretend to know what you’re doing? Everybody knows you don’t belong here and even if they think you do, they’ll soon find out you are out of your element… – Sincerely, Your Thoughts Imposter Syndrome. If we are trying new things we have probably […]

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One Year Later: Envisioning A Powerful Community of Women

One year ago today I posted my first post on Song of Your Heart. Since then, I have been trying to find my voice and my niche. For a while, I was catering to everyone even though my heart kept tugging me to focus on women who wanted and/or needed to hear the message of […]

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Someone Tells You You’re Being Too Emotional

I was Jedi mind tricked into thinking I was too emotional. Not only that, but I’ve also been told I’m too quiet as well as too loud. It seems I’m always too much of something, never enough of anything. Can you relate? Frankly, it’s friggin exhausting trying to live up to everyone else’s expectations for […]

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Right Where You’re Supposed to Be

My sister is 35. She has 3 beautiful children and has been married 16 years (going on 17). She’s a nurse. My brother is 34. He’s divorced. He’s a United States Air Force veteran and has recently started truck driving school. He has one beautiful daughter. I’m 32 (33 in December). I have two bachelor’s […]

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Adulthood: Where Everyone is Faking It

You’re in the adult club. You’re parenting yourself. But you can’t seem to find the secret to your best friend’s success. You think you’re doing everything “right” but you feel like you’re the only person faking it. But honestly, everybody’s faking it. Your mom. Your dad. Your sister. Your brother. Your best friend. Your annoying […]

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Learning to Let Go

I wrote the above poem a couple years ago and as I was flipping through my “Ideas & Musings” binder earlier this week I discovered it again and found myself in a most peculiar emotional state.  I remember writing the start of this poem (“I know why Alice fell down the rabbit hole – escaping […]

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Advice on Changing Your Life

I felt the frustration creep in. It tends to do that when the reality of my situation slaps me in the face. I see where I want to be and it’s not where I am. The thoughts of “why me” or “God, it was stupid of me to do that” and “I could be further […]

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Power of You

I’m taking Mel Robbins’s 2018 Spring Power of You course. One week in & I already see a change in myself. It’s truly phenomenal. Being able to sit with myself & be honest at what’s staring back has been tremendous (& a bit scary if I’m 100% honest). And that’s why I’m writing this post. […]

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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 […]

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Happiness or Success?

  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 […]

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