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Self-Improvement Is A Farce

For a long time now, I have seriously appreciated self-improvement books, courses, and materials. Sometimes I wonder if I single-handedly power this global economic industry… For example, I’m currently practicing how to improve my relationships (with friends, loved ones, money, myself) through clearing myself. And then I had an Aha Moment. The kind that made […]

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New Year, Awesome You

    I’m a highly reflective person by nature. Although this serves me well overall, it can sometimes drive me bonkers. Also those near me. Perhaps you yourself have also received comments like these from people you love and who dearly love you: “Don’t think so much. Just roll with it.” “Don’t feel so much. […]

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Stop “Should-ing” On Yourself

I love this time of year. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, it’s a constant sense of anticipation, hopefulness, and connection. And it can also bring self-imposed expectation, striving, and sneaky idealistic perfection. Dangit. You might recognize some of the symptoms, yourself: As long as I’m hosting dinner, I should include everyone–making it 60 instead […]

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Homecoming

Indeed, it is as important to learn how to receive a blessing as it is to be willing to give one. –Joel Osteen I’m great at giving. Giving my time, giving my talent, giving my treasure. I love it. Not only is it my nature, I also cultivate it. I value giving to others. It […]

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Reality? Check!

So you’re choosing to quit tuning into what Pam Grout calls station KFKD, and to instead tune into awesomeness and joy. The deejay at the old station, otherwise known as the voice in your head, will try very, very hard to get your attention back. It tries to convince you that you’re not creating your […]

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