I’m sabotaging myself. Yeah, you read that right. I have realized that I quickly and frequently sabotage myself in many, many ways. The most common is in my professional career. What do I mean? In Believe IT by Jamie Kern Lima, she states, “...we all have a deep belief about our own value, and anytime … Continue reading Sabotage
Who are you when no one is watching? Trent Shelton asked this question on a recent podcast, and it gave me all of the feels. Who am I? Who am I in front of other people? Who am I when I am solely in my own company? Do I know? I can’t say that I … Continue reading Who Are You When No One Is Watching?
I can’t remember what I was doing when I heard this concept, but I was shocked. I felt dumb. Why hadn’t I thought of that? Why had I concerned myself more with forgiving other people than ever thinking about forgiving myself? Now you may be wondering why I would need or want to forgive myself … Continue reading I Forgive Myself
We’ve all heard the recommendation to journal each day. Sometimes the recommendation is made to journal about your gratitude. Other times it’s to free-flow write about whatever comes to mind. And yet, other times, we are pushed to journal about everything we go through each day. Some people recommend journaling every morning. Others recommend every … Continue reading Is Journaling Right For You?
“Be A Legend In Your Own Mind” is chapter 28 in 52 Ways to Live a Kick-Ass Life: BS-Free Wisdom to Ignite Your Inner Badass and Live the Life You Deserve by Andrea Owen that has stuck with me since I read it a few years ago. When I read that book, I created my … Continue reading Be A Legend In Your Own Mind
I want to talk about working out and all of the drama surrounding it as well as how working out has affected my life. With growing up being told I was big-boned and my ass being a frequent topic of conversation, I have always had body image issues. I got to my heaviest in 2011 … Continue reading Working Out
Today I want to take a step back. I want to talk about where I came from because I know so many of you see where I am today and might be thinking that I have this perfect life or have had it pretty easy, but I haven’t. I am about to turn 35 in … Continue reading Where I Come From
Last week, I briefly explained something that I want to walk through in more detail with you now. I started a thought by saying, “here’s what I need to do.” I immediately realized I was contradicting myself from a conversation that I had had just a few days before writing that post. I am starting … Continue reading I Need To….
I feel like there is a stigma around the topic of having multiple personalities depending on our situation. As you heard that, I bet you thought of the mental health definition of multiple personality disorder, but that’s not what I’m talking about. What I’m talking about is the difference between our personality with one group … Continue reading Our Many Personalities
I know you’ve heard a lot about me-time in recent years, but I want to talk about it today. I want to talk about it in reference to something I recently realized in my own life: my me time does not simply mean a couple of hours to myself. I need more. When I was … Continue reading Me Time