Public Perception of Will Smith vs Chris Rock

I’ve seen a lot of the responses in relation to the incident at the Academy Award ceremony recently between Will Smith and Chris Rock. The responses tend to be polar opposites with people either praising Will and pointing anger at Chris for the insensitive joke, or villainizing Will for the act of violence and defendingContinue reading “Public Perception of Will Smith vs Chris Rock”

Do You Operate With Emotional Courage?

I was listening to some leadership insights, and this quote really resonated with me: “Emotional courage is the willingness to feel everything, and if you’re willing to feel everything, you can do anything” – Peter Bregman, CEO and Bestselling Author. I love this perspective! This explains why we often struggle to have difficult conversations. It’sContinue reading “Do You Operate With Emotional Courage?”

Claim Your Power Live – Initial Thoughts

This weekend I took some time for myself and attended a powerful virtual event. Day 1 of the Claim Your Power Live conference with Mastin Kipp was intense to say the least. Taking a polyvagal approach, one exercise involved shifting in and out of joy, sadness/depression, and anxiety/stress. People are often scared to allow themselvesContinue reading “Claim Your Power Live – Initial Thoughts”

World Mental Health Day

October 10th was World Mental Health day. Last night I saw an old post in my social media memories that I had made on October 10th several years ago. It was filled the usual positive motivational fluff: “Reach out to someone struggling.” “Leave people feeling better when they exit your presence.” “Be there for eachContinue reading “World Mental Health Day”

Importance of Trauma-Aware Relationships

I follow The Holistic Psychologist on Facebook, and she recently shared something that really resonated with me. If you are interested in psychology, trauma awareness, and/or self-healing, you should definitely go check out her page! I am always finding great information there and this likely won’t be the last time it sparks a post ofContinue reading “Importance of Trauma-Aware Relationships”

Why Do You Attract Emotionally Unavailable Partners?

I came across a video earlier and I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. It was someone sharing something that they learned about themselves on their healing journey. It got me reflecting a lot about myself, and I realized that I could relate to that message. If you consistently attract peopleContinue reading “Why Do You Attract Emotionally Unavailable Partners?”

Owning Your Emotions

If you really want to challenge yourself, I highly encourage reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson His no BS approach pulls NO punches, as you can see from the photo I took. It can be difficult to get through because your ego can get a little bruised haha. WhenContinue reading “Owning Your Emotions”