How we respond is up to us

When someone hurts us, it’s easy to take it personally.  How could you not, right? They said something mean that they knew would hit us hard. They did “that thing” because they knew we were insecure about it. They went…

Set yourself up for success by setting necessary boundaries

Compassionate reminder: The “relationships” mentioned in this article apply to any and all relationships: friendships, family members, romantic partners, colleagues, and other professional relationships, even the public, social media, and our communities.  In Part 1 of our How to Set…

Why setting boundaries is hard and how to get started

I’ll start off with this – setting boundaries can be tough. When you’re used to putting others’ needs and comfort before your own, establishing your boundaries with people feels terrifying. It’s perfectly normal to be anxious about this. This article…

How to practice more self-love today: Self-love for beginners

Nowadays, it’s all about self-love and I am all for it! We’re reminded over and over again of the importance of loving ourselves but have you ever wondered what it actually means? What does loving ourselves even look like? And…

9 Ways to Spend Time with Yourself

There has been a lot of back and forth on what people should be doing during this lockdown…  Facebook messages encouraging others to take up online classes (guilty of this one). Twitter posts about how people are struggling to grieve…

Developing clarity and regaining motivation to pursue your goals

Quick intro: Welcome to Part II of our Motivation series about achieving your goals and serving your purpose. If you didn’t read Part I, please do so here. In Part II, we’re going to build upon the practices you learned…

You are not alone

You are not alone in how you feel. You are not alone in how you think. You are not alone in wanting more for yourself. You are not alone in wanting to achieve more. You are not alone in feeling…

10 Ways to Create Empowerment in Your Life From the Boardroom to the Bedroom

As a coach, I like to look at a snapshot of my client’s life when we start working together. Creating a life filled with balance and high levels of satisfaction can feel elusive when they’ve lost their focus. The Wheel…

Accepting Where You Are As You Strive For More

Personal development is a lifelong journey. It’s full of highs and lows, success and failures, momentum and burnouts. It brings self-realizations as much as it causes us to question everything we know about the world around us, the people we…

Reach your personal development goals by saying no

Reflecting on last year, it was for many of us. That said, it helped me realized in order to advance ourselves to reach new heights, we must do more than we ever thought possible. When it comes to personal development, one…

Face Your Fears

With personal and professional development, we are all afraid of something. Whether it’s making a new friend or asking for a promotion, there are certain goals we’re afraid to go after. Typically, the bigger the goal, the scarier it is.…

Add better habits to your life

For the past two years, I was heavily depressed. I told a close friend how the past year was a professional high but personal low. Each night, I laid in bed thinking of all the things I hated about myself…

Celebrate your wins & overcome Imposter Syndrome

When I was younger, I didn’t understand how girls fantasized about having a partner to appreciate and worship her, couldn’t accept a simple compliment from others. Whether it was about their attractiveness, smarts, or talent, these girls would curl their…

Learning to live with intentions

As I grow older and hopefully wiser, I strive to live each day with intention and purpose with a conscious decision to make the most out of each day. This small but powerful act has helped me focus on my…

If you’re going to fight, you better do it right

It’s been difficult as of late to escape hate and toxicity. It feels like everyone is fighting each other – trying to one up one other or prove the other person wrong. …what are we even fighting for? Is there…

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