2 Reasons Why You Must Resist the Need to Be Perfect

2 Reasons Why You Must Resist the Need to be Perfect

Do you remember that one time in fifth grade when you had to read your fiction novel in front of your entire class? Well, maybe it wasn’t a fiction novel. Whatever it was, do you remember how nervous you were? If you have a fear of public speaking, you probably recall those moments from childhood and carried them into adulthood. The fear of failure from the past has lead to perfectionism in your adult life. You know that has to stop, right? Here’s why it’s imperative for you to resist the need to be perfect.

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How to Be Shameslessly Authentic in 5 Simple Ways

How to Be Shamelessly Authentic in 5 Simple Ways

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde If you’re unfamiliar with Brene Brown, I need you need to stop what you’re doing and check her out now. She is most famous for her talks on vulnerability, courage, authenticity and shame. Ok, now come back. Your life is changed, right?? Brene’s teachings are everything and more. […]

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The Power of Uncomfortable Conversations

“A person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.” A few weeks ago, I was in New York for a job interview. That’s not information I’m willing to divulge because, what if. What if I start telling everyone who asks about the position and then […]

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Built For This

“Prayers are prophesies. They are the best predictors of your spiritual future. Who you become is determined by how you pray. Ultimately, the transcript of your prayers becomes the script of your life.” The Circle Maker by Mark BattersonIn 2005, I was 20 years old. I moved off campus and into my own apartment – […]

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I Changed My Mind

When most little girls and boys were playing with baby dolls and action figures, I was busy entertaining myself with my board game called The Game of LIFE. Man, I wanted to be a grown up so bad that I was okay settling with the toy version of adulthood. Should I go to college or […]

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Learn to Detach in Order to Find Peace

One who has finally learned that it is in the nature of objects to come and go without ceasing, rests in detachment and is no longer subject to suffering. —Ashtavakra Gita I have a problem: I think I’ve grown attached. Recently, I found myself lamenting to a friend about being alone. I cried about not […]

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Stealing Freedom for Your Soul | Lucy's Pearls

Stealing Freedom for Your Soul

Every time I put this book down and pick it back up again, it blows me away. Introspection and self-awareness are critical to me. Reading The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer literally agitates my constant ruminations. In a good way.

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