The Real Beauty of Embracing Imperfection

The Real Beauty of Embracing Imperfection

The definition of imperfection literally means “a fault, blemish, or undesirable feature.” Is it any wonder that with a definition like that, we spend most of our lives trying to overcome our flaws and seek perfection? And in a world filled with images of perfection,...
I May be Over 50, But I’m Still Growing Up

I May be Over 50, But I’m Still Growing Up

You may think growing up is just for kids, but I’m here to tell you it’s for all of us. I just celebrated my 52nd birthday, so Olivia and I decided to record a podcast on my birthday. When I asked her what we should call it, she said, “Do you grow up or grow old?”...
Cracking the Code to Greater Happiness

Cracking the Code to Greater Happiness

Recently, Olivia and I did a podcast on happiness. We discovered that when you look at statistics on happiness, they are very interesting. Obviously, most things are subjective. I mean, how do you really compare happiness? But still, there are several studies that...
How to Overcome Negativity in Your Life

How to Overcome Negativity in Your Life

Did you know that our brains naturally focus on the negativity around us? It’s called the negativity bias, and it can be a real problem for our mental health. Negativity bias is automatic. Studies have shown that our brains react much more heavily to negative stimuli....
Your Truth Is Not Always the Truth

Your Truth Is Not Always the Truth

Your truth is not the truth. What would you say if I told you your truth isn’t actually always the truth? That may hit you the wrong way, but let me explain. Last year, I bought my daughter a calendar with the title Unf*** Yourself. The calendar gives quotes and ideas...
7 Confidence Building Tips for Women

7 Confidence Building Tips for Women

As a professional speaker, I have learned a lot about the importance of confidence in my line of work. It takes confidence to put yourself out there, confidence to believe in yourself, and confidence to get up on that stage in front of an audience of strangers. Still,...
3 Important Reasons You Should Do Hard Things

3 Important Reasons You Should Do Hard Things

You can do hard things. I want you to plant those words firmly into your mind. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” Through the years, I have realized how important this statement really is. We tend to play it safe in life. We...

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