Saturday, July 21, 2018

Vulnerability Is…

Following on the heels of my previous post on authenticity, I’m now turning my attention to vulnerability. Vulnerability is scary. It’s similar to authenticity in that way. You have to be willing to be vulnerable in order to live an authentic life. I think vulnerability is scary for a lot of people and while it feels similar across the...

When Anxiety Attacks

Have you heard of this great little book called May Cause Miracles by Gabrielle Bernstein? This book was recommended to me by my dear friend and mentor the incredible badass goddess Margie Pargie (hi Margie!). It’s a 40 day journey of rewiring your life to the miracle mindset. And listen, I know you may not be one of those...

Power Is…

Power is a double edged sword. We’ve all heard that before, haven’t we? In today’s political climate that phrase seems especially poignant. The people who have power are abusing the incredible platform they’ve been given for their own gain at the cost of the well being of the planet and of humankind as a whole. And that is just...

Confidence Is…

Confidence is the bane of my existence. I’ve never been a confident person. I’m shy and introverted and awkward, which really aren’t bad traits (and they aren’t antithesis to confidence) but I’ve unfortunately felt burdened by them due to many, many occasions of being forced to speak or interact or touch when I didn’t want to, causing near panic...
Self-love can be a tricky concept. But, Vanessa, that makes no sense, you might say. It’s in the name, right? Self-love = loving the self, right? Well, yeah, that’s certainly not wrong. But I think that’s a bit of a simplistic view to take. People are very complex creatures so naturally our relationships with ourselves are nuanced and sometimes...
Let’s talk self-love, shall we? On the surface it sounds all serene and simple and hippy-dippy right? I’m sure for some people it is, but I am not one of those fortunate people. And if you’ve stumbled upon this post, you’re probably not one of them either. Unfortunately, self-love is not a linear progression, even though I truly wish...