Speak gently and lovingly to yourself today. No matter what you did or didn't do, don't yell at yourself. Say something encouraging, tell yourself that it will be ok. That mistake you made isn't you. You aren't what you do. You're more than that. You're a child of God, a human being. You're who you are. Love … Continue reading This is the one person we often forget to love
Even if you are incredibly flawed, you can still succeed and even reach great heights. You just need to be one thing: Dogged. Look at Vincent Van Gogh. For much of his life he felt like a failure, and you might be feeling like you can’t do anything right, let alone anything good. But you … Continue reading When being imperfect can be your greatest asset
Pain. It marks and makes us. The death of a loved one, the breaking of love, the broken promises, the promising future never realized, the realization that your body won’t stop aching…causes us great grief; but they often act as the compass of life, directing us to our true north. Who would we be without … Continue reading The truth you need to know about your pain
We all make mistakes, and we forgive others. But often forgiving ourselves is harder. But we must. Do you know what I’m talking about? It’s that thing you did or continue doing that you can’t release and forgive yourself. Instead, you punish. I know all about that. Defiance marked my teenage face, as I screamed … Continue reading One of the most powerful things you can do for yourself: Forgive
Practicing gratitude cultivates happy and healthy lives in us. But what if we could improve our practice by improving the things we are grateful for? Could we be happier and healthier and more abundant? I think so. Let me explain. A lot of the things we are grateful for can be fickle like our families, … Continue reading Live a better life by improving this simple practice
Failure can sneak up on us and crush us in an instant.
It happened to me. I was fired from the only job I’ve been qualified for. And, I spiraled into a dark time of depression.
Here’s a piece on my journey.