Category Archives: Challenges

Mini Mental Crash and Burn

There is no easy way to admit this, but over the last week I had a mini mental breakdown. I was crippled by stress, anxiety, panic attacks, migraines, and an overwhelming sense of dread topped by nights with no sleep whatsoever. I didn’t know what to do. Go back to the doctor to get sleeping…

Writing with Wild Abandon as a Practice

I am reading this book where the author compares writing to running. That we must practice. And do everyday, because practice it was it is all about. Just like I don’t think ”oh hey I really want to go running today” or “I really just don’t wanna do it” stop me from trying to get…

Jealousy Be Damned

Jealousy is simply and clearly the fear that you do not have value.  Jealousy scans for evidence to prove the point – that others will be preferred and rewarded more than you.  There is only one alternative – self-value.  If you cannot love yourself, you will not believe that you are loved.  You will always…

10 Lessons to Learn from Fights

I have a big mouth. Huge. I get in trouble a lot due to my emotional responses and escalation in situations with those I love. I define “trouble” as consequences of my actions. Not that someone punishes me. I mean, that the things I say I regret, I feel were mean, and it can lead…

Just Say NO

It is OK and necessary to say NO. I remember as a kid there was DARE – a just say no program to drugs. I remember sitting in an assembly vividly in elementary school. I didn’t particularly relate to the message then, and never struggled with drugs per se. While I may not have related,…

My June Mantra: Live Today & Stop Tackling Myself

June Mantra: Just for today, I will try to live through this day only & not tackle my whole life at once 🙂 Baby steps I am a person who has always been a big thinker, an idea person, a business entrepreneur, knowing I was not a worker bee. My destiny I thought was to…

Challenging my Comfort Zone

Do one thing every day that scares you Eleanor Roosevelt I was recently thinking about how I felt my life was very “straight” and “linear”. I had a hard time explaining this on Twitter, probably because I hadn’t really thought through what I meant. As I continued to tweet, what I thought changed. See –…

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