self-love

You are the person you’ve been waiting for

I learned this lesson the hard way. To stop waiting for someone else to save me or make me feel I was good enough. It was never anyone else’s job but my own.

Be gentle on your soul

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Years ago, a thoughtful manager of mine introduced me to the power of self-compassion.  She wrote “be gentle on your soul” inside a beautiful journal she’d given me as a going away gift. I was leaving my job to move across the world, in hopes of starting a new life in Scotland. I was young …

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Don’t hide your inner light!

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I had been blogless for one year. Then I had a big ah-ha moment. What if all that time I wasn’t writing had nothing whatsoever to do with being too busy?

Finding little hits of joy

Every year I get hit by the winter blues. And my mood begins to feel as grey as the weather.

Am I this? Or am I that?

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For as long as I can remember I’ve been asking myself the BIG questions in life. “What’s my purpose?” “Why am I here?” “What should I be when I grow up?” Well I’m all grown up now (and have been for a while), so it may seem odd to hear that I still struggle with …

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