I once felt judged that I was not enough - not sexy enough, not educated enough, not financially buffeted enough, not successful enough. It fueled destructive patterns that I would create to attain these things in order to please those whom I felt negatively judged by. What I learned about myself - and not only … Continue reading A Note on Love and Acceptance
Have you ever had one of those really tough days that just seemed to drain you? Perhaps that day (or series of days, let’s be real here) wasn’t physically demanding, but there was so much going on that by the end of it, you felt utterly exhausted. I have been there, and am there, often. … Continue reading “Emotional” Workout
What is “identity crafting?” Identity crafting is the concept that we have the ability within ourselves, at any given moment, to create, define, redefine, and tweak who we perceive ourselves to be, and thus, who we are to the world. It begins from the inside out. If we have things in our lives that hold … Continue reading Thoughts on “Identity Crafting”
If you want love, be it. Start with you. Do YOU love you? How do you know if you're lovable or worthy of love if you don't give it to yourself? Are you lonely? Spend time with yourself! (Sounds cheesy and woowoo, but hear me out here) .... You probably know and like your favorite movies, … Continue reading Be the Love You Seek
Action that stems from the motivator of fear does not have the ability to produce true, lasting continuance of those actions. Only action stemming from love has the power to last, built on a rock indestructible from storms and floods. If an individual is training for a marathon or beginning an exercise routine for the … Continue reading Fear, or Love?
My heart aches when my friends suffer. At times, I'd rather take it on for them than see them in pain and anguish. Yet, is this proper thinking? Yes, we are called to bear one another's burdens. But, the burden-bearing is not of "I'm taking this one completely off of your shoulders," rather, it is … Continue reading Heartache
Over the past two weeks, I have been learning a valuable lesson in pride: Look out the window, not in the mirror. I find it terribly interesting and terribly awesome, and quite honestly, not terrible at all, that when I learn something that speaks to me that needs to be a perspective shift in my … Continue reading Treasure
Alright, part two. Thanks for sticking with me. 🙂 I promise you'll love the reward! So I was spring cleaning the other day and came across an old notebook of mine. I've read a lot of books .. and continue to, and one in particular is by Napoleon Hill, The Master Key to Riches. Within … Continue reading True Wealth