How To Set Boundaries And Protect Your Peace

How To Set Boundaries And Protect Your Peace

  As a bred people-pleaser, boundary setting has been one of my biggest challenges in life.   That’s why, when I feel myself slipping and leaving my boundaries vulnerable, I remember that I must make a conscious effort to be aware of my boundaries and defend...

How Your Beliefs Can Prevent You From Thriving In Life

How Your Beliefs Can Prevent You From Thriving In Life

  "The meaning that you give an event is the belief that attracted it." - Dr. Joe Vitale   Are you aware of the term “limiting beliefs”?   When I discovered what this was, it was one of the biggest “aha” moments of my adult life.   As someone who...

The Benefits Of Owning Your Whole Story

The Benefits Of Owning Your Whole Story

  Why do we feel that it's necessary to hide who we are? Why do we behave like actors on the stage of our very own lives?   I do believe we all have a story to tell. But if what we share is not the real story, the entire story, the...

Why It’s Important To Invest Your Money In Yourself

Why It’s Important To Invest Your Money In Yourself

  When you love a person, you make time for them. You speak kindly to them. You do nice things for them. You want them to feel worthy and know how much you love them. You do things for them to bring them happiness.   You deserve the same love and kindness...

The Benefits of Putting Boundaries On Texting

The Benefits of Putting Boundaries On Texting

  I had been dating someone for a month or so that I really liked a lot. From the very beginning of our relationship, he showed his character and consistency. He communicated regularly. He didn’t leave me hanging.   This was a welcomed change from some of my...

Quietude: The Importance of Connecting With Ourselves

Quietude: The Importance of Connecting With Ourselves

  We have all seen a group of people sitting together in a restaurant waiting for their meal - and everyone is on their phone. Maybe we’ve even done this ourselves when we’re out with friends or family.   Or, in any moment of inactivity, our first instinct...

Self-Love Is Not Enough: How to Love Yourself MORE

Self-Love Is Not Enough: How to Love Yourself MORE

  I enjoy talking to women (and men!) practically every day about the importance of self-love. Learning to love myself absolutely saved my life.   Each of us is on our own journey to find the kindness, self-compassion, and self-forgiveness we need to love...

Ten Ways We Keep Ourselves From Being Happy

Ten Ways We Keep Ourselves From Being Happy

  Is it important that we prioritize our happiness?   Seems like an easy enough question, right?   Being happy results in living a fuller, more rewarding life, every single day through the experience of satisfaction, enjoyment, and meaning.  ...

I Can’t Believe This Day (My Book Launch) Is Finally Here!!

I Can’t Believe This Day (My Book Launch) Is Finally Here!!

    Today is the launch of my new book “I Love Me More: How To Find Happiness And Success Through Self-Love“! I have this incredible feeling now - like everything I have overcome has brought me to this important moment.   It feels like my soul is...

How “Nice Girl” Syndrome Can Lead To Self-Abandonment

How “Nice Girl” Syndrome Can Lead To Self-Abandonment

  Sometimes in our attempts to be nice to other people, we abandon ourselves, which causes more harm to ourselves than we realize.    This is quite problematic, especially because it mostly plagues women. Let me explain how.   We want to be considerate of...

Do We Allow Guilt to Sabotage Our Self-Love?

Do We Allow Guilt to Sabotage Our Self-Love?

  Do you make decisions in your life based upon your best interests?   Or do you sometimes make decisions that are not in your best interest due to feelings of guilt that may arise?   For example, let’s say a friend asks for help after work with her...

Six Signs You Are In A Toxic Relationship

Six Signs You Are In A Toxic Relationship

  The word "toxic" is thrown about a lot these days: toxic workplaces, toxic masculinity, toxic positivity, toxic relationships.   In using the word "toxic," are we being overly dramatic in how we characterize our relationships? What happened to simply being...

How Self-Love Can Help Women Progress In the Workplace

How Self-Love Can Help Women Progress In the Workplace

  Many years ago, I was hired as a business development manager for a tech consulting company based in Silicon Valley.  The company had been recently acquired by a larger firm based in India.  The new President had just flown in from India to visit the California...

Taking Care of Yourself First is Not Selfish

Taking Care of Yourself First is Not Selfish

      At a young age, I was taught that my value was determined by how well I took care of the needs and feelings of others, by how much I pleased others. I was taught that self-sacrifice was a virtue.   Maybe this happened to you also?   By...

Ladies, It’s Time For Us To Be Power-FULL

Ladies, It’s Time For Us To Be Power-FULL

  Can women be powerful?   Hell yes we can!   For my ladies, we have a complicated relationship with the words “power” and “powerful.”   If we are seen as ambitious and powerful, we can be targeted in a negative way for these traits.   While...

Why Organizing Your Home Is A Powerful Form Of Self-Care

Why Organizing Your Home Is A Powerful Form Of Self-Care

  January 14th is the annual “Organize Your Home Day.”   We are fresh off the holidays. For many, this season brought us an influx of presents and toys, food and drink, visitors and overnight house guests. The holiday decorations may be overstaying their...

I Love Me More Than I Love You

I Love Me More Than I Love You

  Do you recall the moment when you learned a hard truth about someone you loved?   Maybe you realized that the person you loved was not good for you. Or you understood that, no matter how much you gave to the relationship, you would never receive what you...

If You’re Going Through Hell, Keep Going

If You’re Going Through Hell, Keep Going

  I am lucky to be alive. Living into my 20s was a near miracle, let alone seeing the year 2022.   I’m living proof that, even though trauma can scar us deeply, we can survive. We can thrive.   There is an innate power in all of us that, when we embrace...

Kick Start Your 2022 Goals By Filling Your Power Container

Kick Start Your 2022 Goals By Filling Your Power Container

  January is named for Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings.   2022 has begun, and we leave 2021 behind with hope for a fresh start.   We hold hope for growth, connection, and adventure. We renew our commitments to taking better care of our...

Do You Respond Or React?

Do You Respond Or React?

  To respond or react, that is the question. How you answer that may have bigger consequences for your life than you might even be aware of.   When someone behaves a certain way towards you, how you respond is always under your control.   But if instead...

How A Reformed People-Pleaser Learned To Set Boundaries

How A Reformed People-Pleaser Learned To Set Boundaries

  For those of us who were raised by narcissists or mentally and/or physically abusive parents, boundary setting is something that we have to consciously work on because it does not come naturally.   Patterns Formed During Childhood   You see, as...

Relationships Are A Reflection Of Yourself

Relationships Are A Reflection Of Yourself

  Did you know that relationships are a reflection of your relationship with yourself?   I thought I was one of those people who had done a good job at my self development work over the years...like I had it all figured out.   And then the universe...

Unleash The Power Of Tuning Into Your Instincts

Unleash The Power Of Tuning Into Your Instincts

Do you ever have that little voice or a subtle feeling that comes up at certain times such as when you need to make a choice about something?   If so, what do you tend to do at those moments?  Do you trust it 100% and go with it?  Or do you tend to "think"...

This Person Has The Power To Change Your Life Forever

This Person Has The Power To Change Your Life Forever

  Everything you need to achieve anything you want in life is within you.   Your life is a reflection of all the choices you’ve made up until this point...your job, your relationships, your education, your wealth, your well being, your fitness...   When...

Is Self-Love Key To Getting More Women To Apply For Jobs?

Is Self-Love Key To Getting More Women To Apply For Jobs?

  Did you know that despite all the efforts human resources departments across the world are doing to try diversify their workforce to be more gender inclusive, women tend to disqualify themselves before even applying for an open position?   That’s right!...

What Is Female Empowerment Anyway?

What Is Female Empowerment Anyway?

  As a Gen Xer, this term had a negative connotation for me until recently. The perception I had for most of my life was that female empowerment was some kind of anti-male movement.  And since “anti-male” never resonated with me, I was never drawn to anything...

The Importance Of Prioritizing Your Needs & Putting Yourself First

The Importance Of Prioritizing Your Needs & Putting Yourself First

  Did you know that no one can make you happy like you can make yourself happy?  No one knows you as well as you know yourself, your likes, your dislikes, what relaxes you, what brings you joy, how to take care of your health and wellness.  No one knows YOU like...

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