Thanks for stopping by my journal! Here you’ll find some of my personal stories, insights and lessons learned on my own personal growth journey that will hopefully serve to inspire you as well!

Thanks for stopping by my journal! Here you’ll find some of my personal stories, insights and lessons learned on my own personal growth journey that will hopefully serve to inspire you too!

My 3-Steps To Setting Goals That Are Sticky

My 3-Steps To Setting Goals That Are Sticky

If you're in the same mode that I am right now, you're probably thinking about your goals for the new year.   But did you know that according to a Forbes Health / One Poll survey, only 8% of us tend to stick with our goals for one month, while 22% last two...

How to Stop Sabotaging Self-Love

How to Stop Sabotaging Self-Love

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. We are well-versed in how to show love to others through words and actions, whether expressing love to our child, spouse, parent, or dear friend. We know how to invest in others, giving them our best.      Let’s go...

The Art of Journaling: 8 Steps To Self-Discovery and Connection

The Art of Journaling: 8 Steps To Self-Discovery and Connection

In our fast-paced, modern world, it's easy to become disconnected from ourselves amidst the constant barrage of external stimuli and distractions. However, amidst the chaos, there exists a simple yet powerful tool that can help us reconnect with our inner selves –...

5 Ways We Give Our Power Away + How To Reclaim It

5 Ways We Give Our Power Away + How To Reclaim It

    Today, I wanted to share some of the ways in which we inadvertently give our power away, and how self-love can help us keep our power.   There are many subtle ways we relinquish control over our lives and allow external sources to influence our...

What Does It Mean To Take “Emotional Responsibility”?

What Does It Mean To Take “Emotional Responsibility”?

  This was once a big "aha" moment for me. I hope you find it helpful too.    Emotional responsibility is a powerful concept that has the potential to transform your life. It means realizing that no one outside of yourself is to blame for how you feel about...

7-Steps To Being A Successful Negotiator

7-Steps To Being A Successful Negotiator

  Last week, I decided test out a local, womens-only co-working space located not too far from where I live in Atlanta.    Not only would this give me a chance to network with more women (which I find is important we all do on a regular basis), but they also...

Why Are Women Expected To Smile Even If We Don’t Feel Like It?

Why Are Women Expected To Smile Even If We Don’t Feel Like It?

  Do you ever feel compelled to smile when walking past a complete stranger, even if you really don't feel like it?   One day I became conscious of the fact that I was doing this. It was as if I automatically felt it was my responsibility to try to make random...

Is Fear Hindering You From Pursuing What You Really Want?

Is Fear Hindering You From Pursuing What You Really Want?

Have you ever wanted to do something that really lit you all up inside at just the thought of it?   But then, when you started to think about the logistics of actually getting it started, you freaked out, and perhaps even gave it up, because fear got in the way?...

7 Ideas To Improve Your Work Week

7 Ideas To Improve Your Work Week

  Do you ever get the "Sunday Scaries" when thinking about the week you have ahead of you?    Recently I was asked by the award-winning, career-coaching company, Career Benders, to write one of their weekly "Don't Let Monday Ruin Your Sunday" email...

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...

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