self – Development

New Year, Same me?

It’s that time of year again. Maybe you love it or maybe you hate it, but either way it’s here! When the calendar turns, we don’t exactly shift magically into new human beings for the new year, no matter how much sometimes we wish we could. While waving a magic wand and becoming the best […]

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The View is Worth the Climb

You’ll stand at the bottom of your mountain and dread the climb. You’ll make a list of how to do it. You’ll talk about it with a friend. You’ll complain about it. You’ll read about it. And if you ever get around to actually conquering it…you’ll get to the top and see 50 more mountains […]

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The Comparison Trap

“Stop comparing yourself to someone else. The ONLY person you should compare yourself to, is the person you were yesterday. SHE is your competition.” – MAH WHY are you making this harder? Your thoughts around who someone else is, what someone else has, or what you don’t have – are what is ruling your life. […]

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“Hashtag” Goals

Does the thought of setting a goal bring up feelings of anxiety, overwhelm and failure? You’re not alone. I didn’t write my goals down for the longest time because I felt like writing them down only gave me a solid opportunity to fail when I didn’t achieve them. The expectations we put on ourselves are […]

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People Pleasing

I just want to remind you that you are doing enough. You are enough. Pleasing everyone is impossible. Did you read that? It’s impossible. Don’t spend your whole life trying to achieve an impossible goal. This will only leave you, the source of it all, completely depleted of joy. People pleasing is my biggest struggle […]

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Boundaries are Meant for You, Not Others

“Boundaries are guidelines, rules or limits that a person creates to identify reasonable, safe and permissible ways for other people to behave towards them and how they will respond when someone passes those limits.” – Wikipedia We create boundaries around our children to keep them safe. We put boundaries on our relationships to protect them. […]

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Stop ‘Should-ing’ on Yourself

Guilt & The Weight of ‘Should’ As I sit here in my bedroom, I’m consistently and routinely going over the things in my head I should be doing. All day long, the thoughts roll through, sometimes noticed and sometimes just routine. “I should have gotten up earlier.” “I should have worked out today.” “What’s wrong […]

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