Today I wanted to talk about our beliefs and our faith. Capital F, Faith! Now, I am not a religious person. I don't follow the practices of any religion. I have family members who are Christians. I have friends who are Christian. I have had friends who are Muslim and Hindu, too. I do not… Continue reading What Do You Believe In? Beliefs & The Importance of Faith
I won't pretend to be an expert on friendship! But I will try to explain that if the terms self-love, self-care, and self-compassion (etc.) don't resonate with you, then perhaps the term Friendship will sit better with you... Friends or Friendship is defined as "a person with whom one has a bond of mutual affection,… Continue reading Start a Friendship with Yourself
Aside from feeling physically safe, which we all should feel in relationships, I wanted to explore some other ways that we should feel safe with our closest connections. This is what a healthy relationship looks like between two people: they both should feel safe to... Safe to be your true self Firstly, you should not… Continue reading Feeling Safe: What Makes a Good Relationship (not just romantic)
“Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” In today's podcast, we're talking about how to gain the wisdom to know the difference between what you should and shouldn't do in life... Click to play! *as mentioned in… Continue reading The Wisdom to Know the Difference (podcast)
Second to last video for the confidence challenge! It's been a long month but a good one. I'm so glad I did the challenge and this video is very important even if you haven't' watched them all. Trust yourself... Click to play! https://youtu.be/7NBhuGmSiag This week's worksheet: Confidence Challenge Week Five Worksheet Checklist for the challenge:… Continue reading How Trusting Yourself Means Confidence
Caring too much, or giving too much weight to outside validation, is a dangerous game to play. It is a fast-track ticket to putting your self-worth up for debate in front of others. Validation should always come from within, first and foremost. What seeking outside validation looks like When we seek outside validation, we are… Continue reading Seeking Outside Validation
Trusting yourself is tough, but could it be the very thing that sets you free? I believe that self-trust is what makes us strong, resilient, and successful. So, do you trust yourself?
The majority of us want one thing from our lives: to be happy. But I think we've got this wrong. We should aim for Contentment, not Happiness; because one is a position or status (contentment), while the other is just an emotion (happiness). And you can't have one emotion forever. The problem with happiness is… Continue reading The Problem with Happiness