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Self Care & Acceptance

The Power of Saying “I Don’t Know”

Sometimes, all I can say is, “I don’t know.” And the truth is that I sometimes hate that answer. We feel like others expect us to know; sometimes, I expect myself to know…pretty much everything. My expectations (as they often are) are based on…

June 8, 2016
Self Care & Acceptance

Thought Boundaries: Choosing to Pivot

I woke up last night with a stream of anxious thoughts rushing through my mind. I have delved into the particular area of anxiety in the past, and I’d thought I’d worked through my fears and put this specific fear to rest – for good. Apparently, that’s…

April 21, 2016
leader
Living with Intention

Liberating the Leader Within

You are the most important leader you will ever encounter.  You may have teachers, mentors, friends and other inspirations that belong on the list of influences and supporters, but you are the one primarily tasked with leading yourself.  I’m guessing this will make some…

January 26, 2016
Self Care & Acceptance

Boundaries, the Struggle Is Real

My in-laws were planning a birthday party for a treasured family friend last week; she was turning 90, so it was a pretty big deal.  I mean, 90 is a pretty big deal all on its own.  Am I right?  My husband was supposed…

October 13, 2015
Self Care & Acceptance

You Can’t Get There Without Being Here First

I’m just going to be honest with you.  I’m having one of those days where I fantasize about my life “before.”  Don’t get me wrong; I don’t want to go back too far.  Go too far, and I’d land myself right in the middle of the red-hot mess…

October 6, 2015
Self Care & Acceptance

Having Needs and Being All Human

I’d been agitated and distracted by my own thoughts all morning, but when I stepped into the shower and let the water run over my head and down my face, the tears that had been just out of my reach flowed freely. My husband…

September 27, 2015