The more you WANT, the less you GET. Why the hell is that? Doesn’t it suck? Why yes, friend. It does suck. But it’s true. Haven’t you noticed? Whenever you want something super bad, it’s like every sort of disaster that could stand in the way of it… does. It’s not until we stop wanting, […]Read More The more you WANT…the less you GET
Good day, everyone. This post is about self acceptance. One of my absolute favorite sitcoms of all time is The Game starring Tia Mowry and Pooch Hall, the story of a young couple being broken in to the wild world of pro football culture in San Diego. At one point, the couple splits and Derwin, […]Read More Accepting that you may not be everyone’s cuppa tea 🫖
We recently moved from Colorado to Atlanta, and the meat thermometer decided it wanted to stay in the west I guess. As such, lately I’ve been cooking meat without one. *cue ominous music* I’ve been making a lot of chicken on the stovetop and I quickly realized how much I’d given my confidence to that […]Read More What cooking without a meat thermometer taught me about CONFIDENCE
Now, I know what you’re thinking. Why would we choose to feel undeserving or unworthy? The answer is likely very simple… It’s the same reason we do a lot of things we do. Because we are comfortable with it. Think about it. If you’re used to complaining to folks about how much life sucks and […]Read More Feeling Undeserving is a CHOICE
I hope he thinks I’m cute! What will they say if I wear this? Maybe I shouldn’t do that…what if they say… These are the typical thoughts of a people pleaser. How do I know? Because I’ve been a pleaser. Fortunately, I’ve also been a complete i-don’t-give-a-rat’s-right-ass-cheek-what-you-think type as well. In short, I’m familiar with […]Read More Signs you are a People-Pleaser…and remedies…
Online shopping OR Work on my business? Brownie OR broccoli? Netflix Binge OR Workout? Why does it always seem like we’re at war between what we know we need, and what we want? Why are these two things always battling each other and what can we do to fix it? I’ll be blunt. I have […]Read More Needs vs. Wants: Can we have it all?
Ursula: “The only way to get what you want…is to become human yourself…” Ariel: *Widened eyes…* “Can you do that?” Ursula: “My dear sweet child..That’s what I do! It’s what I live for. To help unfortunate mer-folk like yourself…” … Ariel: “But I won’t get to see my family if I become human…” Ursula: “But […]Read More Ariel vs. Ursula Mentality: Which one do you use?
An emotion, by it’s very nature, is energy moving. This is good news for those of us who find ourselves stuck in certain emotions. Why? Because you can change them—emotions move! You are not your emotions. You experience your emotions, based on the thoughts and beliefs you hold. As humans, we are easily controlled by […]Read More How to use your emotions
I love beauty. Not just the cosmetic industry, but the psychology of it, the science of it, the power of it, and the crazy way that it impacts our day to day lives. Beauty Pays, is a well known idea. There’s even a book about it. It’s a valuable asset. The less superficial of us […]Read More 48 Laws of Beauty: The power of Beauty and How to Harness It
It’s cold and rainy and my boyfriend has me on a damn rollercoaster. I love this man, but damn! He knows about my fear of heights, and of getting my weave wet, but does he care? Not in the least. I turn to him, shakily. “Will you hold my hand?” He scoffs and proceeds […]Read More Love in Mind: Flash Fiction