Be Patient With Yourself When You Are Struggling

I'm going through a lot. Please be patient with me. Going through this experience with my mom's cancer has changed me. In some ways, it has taken things from me. One of those things, is often my positivity. In some ways, her diagnosis has made me stronger and made me appreciate life more. But in … Continue reading Be Patient With Yourself When You Are Struggling

Make Your Mental Health Come First On Your To-Do List

We all have 24 hours in a day. How are you choosing to use that time?Wow - so much pressure in what should be a motivating statement. When I think about 24 hours, it gives me anxiety, because there are somehow never enough hours in the day to get everything done. The days I work … Continue reading Make Your Mental Health Come First On Your To-Do List

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