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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 …

Why You Should 🛑Stop🛑 Concerning Yourself with Self-Esteem

Give me ’til the end of of this 5 minute read to get you thinking differently about self-esteem. Let’s start by looking at the definition of esteem: Esteem ➡️ v. regard highly or favourably; regard with respect or admiration Now hold that thought. And let’s look at the history of the word esteem: “Esteem” comes …

This is my “Why”

Are you feeling discouraged today? Well secret’s out – I am! And I was a little discouraged yesterday, and last week, and even last month…and maybe you were too. For me, feeling discouraged definitely comes and goes. Especially since I am trying to do something a little out of the ordinary: I don’t have a …

My Top 10 (and slightly unconventional) Ways to Reduce Stress in Under 10 Minutes

Stress: the ultimate time waster, relationship breaker, anger fuel-er, burn-out creator, self-esteem robber, worthiness thief…the list could go on and on. Yet, no matter how hard we try, we all experience stress. Well it turns out, it is supposed to be that way. Because we are human. Because we have cortisol. Because we have brains …

Will this be the Year of You?

Question for you: Is the upcoming year going to be the best year of your life yet? Answer: “Well Ella, let me go grab my crystal ball. Oh wait…I don’t have one!” Ok, maybe you’re not as sarcastic as I am. But do you really know the answer to that question? You don’t? No worries, …

Passion >>> Complacency

!PSA! Take this 3-question quiz that will guarantee 1 of 4 possibilities: (1) you have an a-ha moment, (2) you give yourself a pat on the back (3) you have an oh-s***-what-am-I-doing moment, or (4) some combination of 1 & 3! Question 1- How old are you? Question 2a – What are you doing in …

Fifty Shades of Monday

This is a follow-up to my last blog where I talked about Mondays being my favourite day of the week. One of my friends asked if I could recommend more things for people to do on Mondays. So instead of listing off a few items, I decided to write a full list of 50 Things …

I LOVE MONDAYS :) (please read if you don’t agree)

Yes, you read the title correctly. I LITERALLY love Mondays! And I will tell you why: When Monday morning rolls around, I wake-up and realize I have another 7 days of the week to kick some serious a**! I am honestly so fired-up about life! Who the heck doesn’t want more time to live the …

“Invest in Yourself” – Givin’ er a Whirl…

Throw back to my first bujo post. “Invest in yourself” – that has been and will continue to be a daily reminder. Do not live your life worried about what others might think about you. Each moment you are concerned about the opinions of others, you lose an opportunity to live for your whole being. …