self-acceptance

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Loneliness Got You down?

In 2020 we have this false notion that we should just BE. Like…voila, I am. Voila, I am a college graduate. Voila, I am married. Voila, I have a healthy and loving relationship with myself. But, that’s not how life works. Especially when it comes to love, even loving ourselves.

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You are an inspiration

You are an Inspiration to others. Let me count the ways.

“You’re not inspirational.” Words spoken into my life by a highly respected and influential leader. I’m not gonna lie. Those words caused me to believe I wasn’t good enough to be an effective leader. Because a leader is supposed to be inspirational right?

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letting go

What I’m letting go of in 2020 and beyond

As I look over this past decade of my life, I’ve discovered and experienced a greater sense of joy, purpose, well-being, peace, and significance by letting go of 6 major things (see below). In 2020 and beyond, I commit to embracing 6 other things at a greater level so I can receive all God wants to do in and through me. It’s time for me to live a better story. How about you? What’s on your “let go” and “embrace” list? I’d love to know!

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Comparison is the thief of joy.

Comparison is the thief of joy and self-acceptance.

Comparison. It’s the thief of joy and self-acceptance. It’s a never-ending measuring stick. It deceives you into thinking you’re behind, inadequate, deficient and inferior to someone else. It causes you to overlook your own giftedness and greatness, value and worth. It causes you to focus on what you lack rather then what you have.
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Growth

Personal Growth isn’t easy or comfortable. But it’s necessary for ensuring our psychological well-being and fulfilling our potential.

Pain and Pressure

Not too long ago, I was telling a friend how much I had grown over the past 3 years and she wanted to know my secret. So I simply said, “pain and pressure.” I think most of us want to grow personally AND professionally but we wouldn’t dare ask for more pain and pressure to be added to our lives right?

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Imposter Syndrom

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

What is imposter syndrome?

  • Do you attribute your success to luck or coincidence?
  • Do you agonize over the smallest flaws or imperfections in your work?
  • When you succeed, do you secretly feel like you’ve fooled others again?
  • Do you worry that it’s just a matter of time before others find out you’ve been “running a game” on them?

 

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