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  • How I Learned to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions
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    How I Learned to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

    “Sometimes I think I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel.” ~Sanober Khan I felt her agony and loneliness as if it were my own. Even as I write that sentence, my eyes well up and heaviness fills my heart. Then, I’m reminded to apply the advice I give others. My… More

  • Why I No Longer Believe There’s Something Wrong with Me
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    Why I No Longer Believe There’s Something Wrong with Me

    “Our thoughts create our beliefs, meaning if you think about yourself a certain way for a long enough period of time you will ultimately believe it.” ~Anonymous You’re ugly. You’re stupid. You’re a loser. Imagine thinking this way about yourself every day. No exaggeration. That was me. When a girl didn’t want to go on… More

  • Drop the Mask: The Freedom of Living an Authentic Life
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    Drop the Mask: The Freedom of Living an Authentic Life

    “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~e.e Cummings Here is an unsettling idea. Most of of us are are not who we think we are. We are not the person that we bring to work, we are not the people we show to our parents and children, and sometimes we are… More

  • 8 Tips So You Don’t Lose Yourself In Your Next Relationship
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    8 Tips So You Don’t Lose Yourself In Your Next Relationship

    “Never lose yourself in a relationship. Love your partner fiercely, but always follow your unique dreams and desires. Be true to yourself.” ~Unknown All my previous relationships drained me. Not only because I was with the wrong men and kept trying to make things work where there was no way, but also because I was… More

  • We Each Get to Decide What Success Means for Ourselves
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    We Each Get to Decide What Success Means for Ourselves

    “In this world, an ordinary life has become synonymous with a meaningless life.” ~Brené Brown  As I see it, there are two types of people out there. There are those who read goal attainment books and feel inspired, and me. The former will read the anecdotes about all those underdogs who beat the odds and… More

  • We Each Get to Decide What Success Means to Us
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    We Each Get to Decide What Success Means to Us

    “In this world, an ordinary life has become synonymous with a meaningless life.” ~Brené Brown  As I see it, there are two types of people out there. There are those who read goal attainment books and feel inspired, and me. The former will read the anecdotes about all those underdogs who beat the odds and… More

  • Maybe This Is What Happiness Is
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    Maybe This Is What Happiness Is

    With a lift of his chin and a bit of a grin,Without any doubting or quiddit, He started to sing as tackled the thing That couldn’t be done and he did it. —Edgar Guest I’ve always believed in the adage “actions speak louder than words.” I’ve never been one to seek guidance from commercial catch… More

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