We all spend time adapting to our surroundings and our relationships, but when do we take it too far? How can we be sure to support and express our true selves during daily interactions?
Yesterday I headed to the orthopedic doctor for a simple exam on an old injury: I blew out my knee while playing volleyball 10 years ago, and he was the skilled surgeon that put it back together for me. Over the last 10 years, I’ve had to give up a few of activities I enjoyed,
Feeling too overwhelmed to take a break? It's time you make an effort to let a few things go to save your sanity and the things you love.
Being positive and having a optimistic mindset are valuable in so many situations, but there are a few times in which it can often prove to be somewhat dangerous. I recently went on vacation with an overly optimistic mindset, and it got me in trouble.
I had to admit defeat a few different times this week, and it was extremely difficult. On the same note, freeing myself from my own expectations turned into an effective way to lower my stress level during this busy holiday season.
Each one of us possesses unique strengths that can help us become the person we are meant to be - both at work and home. How can you discover what they are and use them to propel you to success in your own life?
We each have unique pieces of our identity that make us the amazing individuals that we are. But what about when one of those self-created identities might be working against us...instead of FOR us? That can only cause us frustration and pain, and we cannot move forward until we shift our thinking. I recently had to shift a part of my inner dialogue for something I had never realized WAS part of my identity...until I went and got injured.
What are your internal truths? Do you share them with the world, or only a select few? I have started to think about my internal beliefs and truths a bit differently, and I would like to start sharing them with those I encounter more.