This blog post is part of a 3-part series curating some of the most popular blog posts as well as some of my personal favorites. They broadly cover 3 themes: the myth of perfection, our people-pleasing reflex and those nagging failure worries. This week is all about our people-pleasing reflex… Enjoy! What will they [...]
They do mistakes. Allow yourself to do the same. They do learning curves. Allow yourself to do the same. They do trial and error. Allow yourself to do the same. They do incomplete. Allow yourself to do the same. They do shitty first drafts. Allow yourself to do the same. Because a mistake [...]
December is Quote Month over here on the blog. I’ve always been an avid quote collector and have always been fascinated by the power and profound impact that just a couple of words – seemingly casually strung together in one compact phrase – can have. They can inspire. They can turn our perspective upside [...]
Sometimes we wanna do something we really wanna do. Something we truly believe in. Something we truly care about. But sometimes things don’t go as we’d expect them to. We wanna write that beautiful book – but don’t find the words. We wanna pitch that amazing idea – but get a less than [...]
Comparing yourself to others can be a reason to give up. (They are so much better. What’s the point in me trying? Who am I kidding?) or a reason to go for it. (If they could do it, so can I.) What choice are you making? This post is part [...]
They are so much better than I am. We say. And we only value the things they are great at. We don’t see our own unique strengths anymore. I am enough. I am plenty. We say. And we see the brilliance we are. We don’t need to be like them anymore. What do [...]
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