Archive of ‘Confidence and Courage’ category

How to Choose a Life Coach

I was hanging out with some girlfriends sipping my fizzy berry drink (doing my seasonal cleansing, baby!) and chatting about exposés coming out lately around less-than-ethical coaches that use age-old techniques of manipulating people into forking over life savings or becoming cult-like followers of their programs. One of my amigas asked, “But how are people […]

Who Are You Willing to Disappoint to be True to Yourself?

I’ve disappointed a lot of people. It was not comfortable. But you know what? It was totally worth it, because it was absolutely necessary in order to stay true to who I am and what I believe in. I disappointed the racist professor at our dinner table (and my date trying to get a job […]

One Major Way You’re Sabotaging Your Relationships – and How to Stop

Let me just start out by stating the obvious: relationships are hard. Anyone who says, “Oh, but they don’t have to be,” has either never been in a passionate one, or is full of sh*t. It totally makes sense that they’re hard. We take two mammals with sub-optimal communication skills (aka “language”) and some serious […]

you can do hard things

Once upon a time, I was feeling pretty sorry for myself. As a teen, I was resentful I had a schizophrenic, bi-polar father and a mother that was abusive despite her best intentions. I hated that I grew up in a very poor neighborhood that was so violent my mother didn’t let me get the […]

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