Labels

Something I've come to realize lately is that I'm not a fan of labels. "I'm a pansexual." "I'm a Democrat." "I'm a Buddhist." Why do we label ourselves anyway? Who is benefiting from this? Once we label ourselves, aren't we just naming our limitations? I heard recently that labels aren't for our benefit but for …

Chameleons

I have a new pet peeve - relationship chameleons. You know the type. They change whoever they are to please or impress the other person in the relationship. Oh, you like this actor? He's been their favorite for years, didn't you know? You drink whiskey? What do you know - they do, too! You think …

Givers vs Takers

God, I love that quote. Don't you? I was talking to a gorgeous friend of mine this morning, LL. She's one of these lucky few who are beautiful on the inside as well as the outside. 🙂 I told her I felt ignored by certain friends. It seems as if people only need me when …

Focusing on my life

I wouldn't say I've lost compassion for others. My heart still breaks to watch others (known or unknown) be hurt in any way. After all, we're all connected, right? While I may not fully grasp their pain, my heart still aches for them. But lately, as I've briefly mentioned, I've been focusing on issues in …

Impostor Syndrome

As someone who struggles with feeling like a fraud & scared that others will "find out," this video helped me realize I'm not alone. We're all human & that's okay. 🙂 I have a long way to go but I know I'm on the right track. Impostor Syndrome by The School of Life (Youtube)