The pressure to be positive all the time

Do you ever feel frustrated and try to force yourself to see the positive in a situation? Does that ever completely backfire, making you feel worse? I want you to know that you don't have to always be positive. In fact it can be necessary to make room for the "negative." Some of my biggest breakthroughs came after admitting how… Continue reading The pressure to be positive all the time

This almost made me quit

Is there someone in your life who showers you with praise? Or someone who's been rather critical? I bet you hear their voice in your head a lot. In either case, I want to help you find your own voice of confidence. My dad's voice is the one I hear the most. He's been gone from this… Continue reading This almost made me quit

How to take the stress out of the holidays

Are you feeling the holiday spirit in the air? Lights, decorations, love, peppermint mocha, and all our favorite cheesy movies on Netflix! While this experience is very special, there's also something in the air that a lot of us don't openly talk about. The stress, anxiety, heaviness, loneliness of the holidays. Some of us are worried… Continue reading How to take the stress out of the holidays

When someone makes you feel like a failure

Has someone ever made you feel like a failure? Whether it was their intention or not, it's so easy to take it personally and get down on ourselves when we really care about doing a good job. I still remember the sting of it years ago when it struck me hard. I was sitting in another manager's… Continue reading When someone makes you feel like a failure