7 Ways to Become More Fearless In Life and Conquer Doubt

It takes a fearless person to achieve great things. Fear is a normal part of the human experience. It drives our decisions and reactions. And, it’s how we deal with it that really matters. Fear can take you down a road of endlessly running in circles without ever really going anywhere. Many of us unconsciouslyContinue reading “7 Ways to Become More Fearless In Life and Conquer Doubt”

How to break your people-pleasing habit for good

In my coaching practice, I teach people-pleasers how to learn to focus on themselves, be authentic, and be bold in asking for what they want. In that spirit, today I want to talk about why some of us become people-pleasers, why it can be harmful over time, and how we can learn to stop people-pleasingContinue reading “How to break your people-pleasing habit for good”

How-to Master Self-Compassion

When you think about someone who cares about you and is showing you compassion, how do you feel? How do you imagine them behaving towards you? Isn’t it crazy how we allow others to be compassionate towards us, but don’t give ourselves the same courtesy and kindness? I’m talking to all of you hard assesContinue reading “How-to Master Self-Compassion”

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

When I was first accepted into my doctoral program 5 years ago, I’m not sure I fully believed I deserved to be there. I remember my first day. I felt intensly scrutinized and judged, and assumed others in my cohort were somehow more capable and deserving of being there than I was. I felt likeContinue reading “5 Simple Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome”

Stop saying you’re broken! Be open to transformation

We often hear people who’ve been through a traumatic event or breakup or loss that they feel broken. I’m broken they say. As if to say that there’s no hope in getting back to their normal state and as though to imply that they need fixing. I myself have used the words “I feel broken”Continue reading “Stop saying you’re broken! Be open to transformation”

5 Habits for Avoiding Negative Thinking

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” — Willie Nelson Negative thoughts can slip into our mind several times a day, leaving us feeling fearful, uncertain, and even angry or sad. So how can I avoid negative thinking? Many of us think negative thoughts can be forced out ofContinue reading “5 Habits for Avoiding Negative Thinking”

6 ways not to be so hard on yourself

We usually hold ourselves to higher standards than we do others. But when our perfectionism becomes negative self-judgement, we might be creating a toxic environment for ourselves. If you catch yourself criticizing yourself too often, it’s time to look at how you’re treating yourself. Would you be this hard on someone else? Here are sixContinue reading “6 ways not to be so hard on yourself”