Posts tagged February 2017
Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

Some of us take pride in being hard on ourselves.  It’s what drives us forward.  We push ahead because we bully, *ahem* I mean motivate, ourselves into doing more, being more, and never giving up.

Some of us take pride in being hard on ourselves.  It’s what drives us forward.  We push ahead because we bully, *ahem* I mean motivate, ourselves into doing more, being more, and never giving up.

Or, we might just beat ourselves up because we make a simple mistake and we’re embarrassed or frustrated with ourselves.

Here’s the thing…YOU ARE HUMAN.

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Why Being Self-Aware Changes Everything

How aware are you of yourself at any given time?

If you’re like most, you’re probably blissfully ignorant of your true self at any given time.  Oh sure, you think you’re totally in tune with yourself, right?

But most of us have spent so many years carefully crafting a near perfect mask to hide everything we don't  want to see. 

We don’t just hide our true selves from others, we also hide our true selves from ourselves!

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Why We Struggle with Loving Ourselves

Let’s face it, loving ourselves isn’t easy.  As women, the idea of openly loving ourselves and taking care of our own needs isn’t one that is applauded.  We fear being seen as selfish or vain.

The truth is, we’ve never been taught how to make ourselves a priority.  How can we beat ourselves up or expect to change this when we simply don’t know how to do that?

Yet truly, unconditionally loving ourselves is something we all deserve and need. 

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What Happens when You Fall In Love with YOU

Do you know what it means to me to love yourself?

I’m not talking about an arrogant “I’m the best thing that’s ever happened to this world” type of love.

But a “I’m perfectly okay with all of my imperfections and I deserve to live a life that makes me happy."

Most of us are never really taught how to love ourselves.  In fact, it's quite the opposite.  Society teaches us to hate ourselves and most of us respond by becoming our own worst enemies.

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