Have you ever felt unqualified, in over your head, or like a complete fraud? Psychologists call this impostor syndrome and this post is all about why it might be good for you.
If you’ve ever felt like you’re not enough, my heart goes out to you. I know all too well the pain that comes from striving and achieving and never feeling like it’s good enough. I also know that we’re not alone. Far too many of us learn that the only way to feel love and […]
My one word for 2017 was courage. I chose to focus on courage because, for most of my life, I prided myself on being a top-notch perfectionist. Then one day I realized that my constant striving for perfection wasn’t a strength but rather a weakness. My need to be perfect caused me to miss out […]
How would if feel to live with less fear, uncertainty and doubt? These 13 books offer wisdom and strategies to help you start living with more courage, clarity, and confidence today.
Last summer I began a journey to visit every State Park in Minnesota. Most of this journey was done alone while sleeping in a tent. Over the last year, I’ve had many inquiries from other women who are intrigued by camping solo but as a female have obvious safety concerns. So I created a list […]
For much of my life, I wore perfectionism as a badge of honor. If asked about my biggest weakness in an interview, I would respond that “I’m a perfectionist in everything I do.” During that phase of my life, I was convinced that perfectionism was my greatest strength. Nearly two decades later, I realize that […]
Can I let you in on a secret? I haven’t always been the person I am today. Until recently I lived a very small life controlled by fear. I let the fear of criticism, rejection, and failure hold me back from reaching my full potential for close to 40 years. This website is a perfect example. […]
If you’ve ever set a resolution, you might relate to some of the following statistics. Only half of Americans set New Year’s resolutions. By the end of the first month, more than forty percent have abandoned their resolution. By the time we hit mid-year, sixty percent have given up. Less than ten percent of people […]
Have you ever woken up and felt ho-hum, unenthused to start your day? Maybe you’re counting down the days until the weekend or even retirement? Do you sometimes feel bored with what you’re doing and that maybe there’s more to life? Perhaps you feel stuck and stagnant? You might be stuck in complacency. Complacency is a […]
Can we be honest with each other? Is there something you want to start that you know will bring freedom to your life? Something you need to do but haven’t because you’re afraid you’ll suck? Maybe you haven’t started working out because you don’t want to look clueless at the gym? Perhaps it’s a business […]