You Are Doing The Best You Can, And That’s Enough

I was at a restaurant called HopDoddy in California and overheard a heated conversation between a daughter and her parents. She was trying to plead with them to have just one semester that she could get all A's and just one B. And her parents spent a while almost degrading her for getting a B, … Continue reading You Are Doing The Best You Can, And That’s Enough

The Beauty in Uncomfort

To get something you've never had, you've got to do something you've never done.My coach used to say that to us all the time. Back then, for me that quote embodied a chase for perfection and a need for validation, but now this quote really rings true to me as I embark on my longest … Continue reading The Beauty in Uncomfort

Appreciating Delayed Gratification

So many of us often seek out instant gratification. We want results and we want them immediatly. It happens when we go to the gym to get more fit and get frustrated when we don't see progress in a few days. It happens when we start therapy and expect to figure out our entire struggles … Continue reading Appreciating Delayed Gratification

Learning to Love Yourself Outside of A Relationship

I often think about my journey with self-love and how most of my life has been spent void of self-love and depending on others for my sense of self-worth. I was deeply reminded by this after listening to Demi Lovato's song, "Tell Me You Love Me". I remember when I first heard this song and … Continue reading Learning to Love Yourself Outside of A Relationship

It’s Okay If You Need A Break from Social Media

It often feels like there is pressure to always be posting on social media, especially if your job requires you to have some type of social media presence. I was actually applying to speak at a conference, and one of the questions asked me what my social media following was, and because of that question, … Continue reading It’s Okay If You Need A Break from Social Media