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You Have No Identity … 🤔

“As long as you make an identity out of pain, you cannot become free of it.” – Eckhart Tolle I posted that quote to my Instagram yesterday. It received mixed reviews… You see, when you create an identity for yourself, you become one with it. So adopting an identity is [unfortunately] like creating a part …

So I Hear You Want Friends… Why Though? (3 reasons you need to stop caring about what others think)

So you want to be liked… I mean, who the heck doesn’t want friends who love them? I know I sure do 🙋‍♀️ … and I especially did between ages 14 to 21. But here’s the problem: you care way too much about being well-liked (and if you’re wondering, yes that statement counts towards social …

Does the Limit Really Exist? (How to Realize your Endless Potential)

I’m sure we all recognize a Mean Girls GIF when we see one. What an awesome part in the movie, right? Cady answers the final question correctly in the math competition, and her high school mathlete team takes home the title! But that’s not the important part. What’s important is what comes right before she …

You’re Missing Something Vital (Mental Health vs. Mental Illness)

“You’re fine”, says the inner tough-guy. …but maybe you’re not fine. Maybe you feel sad, lonely, anxious, and upset. But maybe that’s okay… Sad and Anxious are Normal Emotions Do you know what mental health is? I know the subject is heavily talked about nowadays, but do you fully comprehend what it means to have …

You’re Doing the Math Wrong! (Why You Need to be Ambitious in 2019)

“Ambition” That’s a good word, right? I mean, I’ve never met anyone who said ambition was a bad quality. Think about it, to have ambition is to have “a desire to achieve something, or succeed, accompanied with motivation, determination, and an internal drive.” Sounds like a pretty sweet quality, eh? I’d say so! Tell me …

Why active rest is NOT just for fitness

“I need to rest… But I don’t understand resting will help me become more productive!” BE HONEST: Has the above statement ever crossed your mind? Better yet, has that statement ever crossed your mind, but you ignored it and continued to work? And final question: Did you burn-out after continuing to push yourself beyond your …

Discover the Meaning of Your Life in 2020

“What is the meaning of my life?” … That may be the most-asked question of this time. Possibly even more asked than previous generations. Don’t you agree? There has been an influx of YouTubers, Instagram influencers, and bloggers heavily discussing the meaning of life. Why do you think it has become such a prominent topic? …

3 MORE Steps for Getting Rid of Shame (Part 2 of 2)

“I need counseling” “I’m having suicidal thoughts” “I tried to kill myself” Are any of those words familiar to you? Does the thought of saying “yes, they are familiar” make your stomach tie-up in a knot? That feeling of discomfort is called shame. And shame is the feeling of guilt or embarrassment after doing something …

What it Means to be Capable PLUS 3 Steps to Recognizing Your Self-Worth

In last week’s blog post I discussed the importance of recognizing your self-worth. I mentioned that, as a human being, you are completely capable of developing yourself so that you can give meaning to your worth. So my question for you today is: Do you know what it means to be capable? Let’s start with …

Why Willpower is simple… but also hard🤔?

“Just do it.” Seems simple enough, right? …Wrong! …but also, right! Okay okay, you’re confused – I get it! But I am being serious when I say that “just do it” attitude is both simple yet not easy to master. First I’ll tell you why it is simple: Because there is one step to follow. …