"When you judge another, you do not define them. You define yourself." From our childhood playgrounds to parent-teacher conferences as adults, we've all been there. We learn of an opinion or judgment about us that is not only unkind, it's just plain wrong. As kids, discovering that negative falsehoods are being said about us can … Continue reading Sticks and Stones: do others’ opinions of you effect your own?
“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.” ― Brené Brown Toxic relationships. Is it the chaos we miss, when we finally muster the strength to let them go? Maybe it’s the company that keeps us hanging on. Any company is better than no company … Continue reading I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me
I can't remember his exact words, but my main funny-man Louis CK has this stand-up bit where he talks about aging. With his usual sarcasm, he goes on about how twenty-year-olds think they're gonna live forever. They revel in the mystical idea of turning thirty. "What's it gonna be like when I'm THIRTY!?" (audience laughter … Continue reading Giving yourself permission