4 Mental Tricks to Conquer Fear (Around the World in 80 Clicks)

We suffer more often in imagination than in reality Seneca “Fear is the enemy of success. Large rewards only result from taking comparably large risks. If you’re ruled by fear, you’ll never take enough risks and never achieve success you deserve. If I’ve learned anything in this life, it’s that the actions that scared me…

Scarcity Mentality – A Social Pandemic

For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is “I didn’t get enough sleep.” The next one is “I don’t have enough time.” Whether true or not, that thought of not enough occurs to us automatically before we even think to question or examine it. We spend most of…

The Gifts of Imperfection – Brene Brown

“Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are” Brene Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection Brene Brown is not only an extraordinary story-teller, she has harnessed the power of story-telling to make her PHD research into shame, authenticity and belonging relatable, engaging and educational for us plebeans. I…

Sexiness and Motherhood: Uneasy Bedfellows?

Be warned that this article discusses the subject matter candidly. In addition, I edited the name of the complex defined below slightly hence the square brackets. In psychoanalytic literature, a Madonna–[Magdalene] Complex is the inability to maintain sexual arousal within a committed, loving relationship. First identified by Sigmund Freud, under the rubric of psychic impotence, this psychological complex is said to develop in men who…

Do Not Despise the Day of Humble Beginnings

Image Source  – The Very First Apple Computer was this Clunky Thing with a ‘Demonic’ Price Tag “Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin, to see the plumb line in Zerubbabel’s hand.” OR “…Does anyone dare despise this day of small beginnings? They’ll change their tune when…

It’s Ok to Change

On a hike last week, my sister and I talked briefly about evolving as people because of life experiences. We talked about how it is ok to change. It’s ok to change. Those words stuck with me and so I decided to write about it this week. When I started my research on the topic…

I Can’t Be SuperWoman Today

‘You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the…

The man Who Feels

I read this post on my brother’s blog and I loved it because the issue of toxic masculinity is really close to my heart. Sharing is caring. Have a read and share your thoughts. Orphaning Out “Because I was not superhuman, I was just a human, and my attempts to be this Superman, this Telon…