How to Unmask the Real You

Are you being honest with yourself? If you are walking around and only acknowledging what you like about your life and ignoring the rest…you are fooling yourself. I mean, how do you expect to grow and be more when you do not acknowledge who you are now? I can admit that it does feel good…

Living Out Loud; Without Apology

OK, maybe I need to explain myself. For the rest of this year, 2020, I am not going to be self conscious, not going to be concerned about what people think of me, not going to try too hard, not going to care if people think I am showing off or begging for attention. I…

How to Spot Gaslighting and Survive it

Have you ever listened to someone speak where nothing means anything and your reality seems to be made up? There is so much confusion, chaos and everything said is turned inside out? This is a phenomenon called “gaslighting” and I know we all had been hearing so much about it lately. “Gaslighting” is a term…

8 Thoughts of Why People Settle in Relationships

Hardly anyone wants to admit that they settle. Whether we want to admit it or not, we sometimes find ourselves settling in life… in our jobs, in our friendships, and our romantic relationships. I believe when we find ourselves settling in our relationships, we are choosing quantity over quality, and honestly, we are really denying…

How To Start Owning Your Decisions

I know that I do not speak for myself when I say that I was truly ill-equipped to make my own decisions as a young woman. From parents not allowing us to make small decisions as children to our friends and family imposing their personal opinions and desires on us as we grow into adulthood…

So Much More Than You Think

I don’t know why, but self-worth is a confusing thing to many. Emotions move from one extreme to the other. One minute you just know you are the *ish and the next you feel worthless. Emotions can make us crazy! We have all had moments of low self-worth which is honestly ludicrous to me because…

No Doubt

Everyone has been on a “positive vibes” kick as of late. Most of us are pursuing a more positive life. We want more welcoming and optimistic people and experiences in our lives. ( both hands raised)… I am going to admit that, yes, I do want all things good in my life, yet I know…

10 Reasons to Vacation Right Now!

  Now more than ever I love traveling! My boys are older so I am more inclined to get up and go, with or without them to get away from home and get some downtime. We all need it. We need to be able to remove ourselves from the “every day” and refill our tanks….

Why Have Boundaries?

No matter how much I have accomplished in this life, I know that I am capable of achieving so much more. I am capable of finding what it is that I am looking for…even if I am not quite sure what exactly that looks like right now. I am definitely capable of being happier than…

4 Reasons You Should Be Picky

We cannot be afraid to say no! I have learned over the years to be choosy about saying yes. You have to trust yourself. I am not saying that you have to turn down every new opportunity that comes your way. Know your comfort zone and know the difference between stepping out of it and…