Are you alive in your life?

Burnout is a silent killer of women. ⁣⁣At a certain point, you wake up - suddenly alive in your life and ask your self, your god, your universe, “Is THIS all there is?” ⁣⁣This question typically comes after years of waiting. Self-sacrificing with the belief that turns into a hope that turns into a wish that turns into a resigned state of being that one day… ⁣⁣One day it will be YOUR turn. It will be time for your dreams. Your...

You can unlearn their stories

It’s real easy for me to seek outside myself for the answers. What should I wear? What should I say? What books should I read? What should I eat? What course should I take? Who should I follow? What should I study? Who should I trust?My questions all some version of “What’s the right thing to do?”One of my biggest drivers is to not be wrong.In that state, I was at the mercy of everyone else while simultaneously reinforcing the (total...

Why am I so tired?

I don't understand why I'm so tired... ⁣ For years, I needed to find a reason to explain the way I felt. ⁣ ⁣ ESPECIALLY if the way I felt meant that I didn’t want to work. ⁣ ⁣ Do you relate?⁣ ⁣ It was as though the fact that I was feeling tired wasn’t a good enough reason to rest, so I needed to search for some sort of justification. ⁣ ⁣ I see this a lot with entrepreneurs. ⁣ ⁣ We have so many tasks⁣ ⁣ We have...

Sabotage is a solution

The ones I loved were watching me destroy myself and declare it was in service to them If our needs are unmet as children, we can develop a belief that we are unworthy of being taken care of.    ⁣We create this belief because as small children, we think that everything happening in our environment is a reflection of us.⁣⁣So if our needs are unmet, we make it mean that it's happening because there is something wrong with us.⁣When I...

Who am I if I’m not doing?

I was afraid of who I'd be if I stopped "doing"   I was a zero sum thinker. ⁣ ⁣ 𝘇𝗲·𝗿𝗼-𝘀𝘂𝗺⁣ ⁣ /ˈˌ𝘇𝗶𝗿ōˈ𝘀ə𝗺/⁣ ⁣ 𝗮𝗱𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲⁣ - relating to or denoting a situation in which whatever is gained by one side is lost by the other.⁣ ⁣ My thinking, the byproduct of my wounded masculine, patriarchal programming had me convinced that life was a competition with only 1...

Just because you’re not dealing with it doesn’t mean you’re not dealing with it

Fine is not a feeling   full speed ahead 24/7/365 causes crashes   i know because i've been on the floor more than once i've lost my sh*t so many times i stopped counting i've cried hysterically after screaming at the top of my lungs when something didn't go my way or plans changed i've been so tense my muscles forgot how to relax i've clawed at my skin to hold down the rage   but you didn't know i wouldn't let you know on the outside i...

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the cannibalistic cycle ⁣⁣of miserable determination ⁣⁣consumed by the me ⁣⁣i now be ⁣⁣⁣⁣the fire ⁣⁣still alive in me ⁣⁣transformed ⁣⁣by me⁣⁣the scathing, self-loathing ⁣⁣giving birth to the breath ⁣⁣of liberation ⁣⁣⁣⁣finally willing to feel ⁣⁣the flames ⁣⁣allowing them to melt ⁣⁣all of the me ⁣⁣i spent my life⁣⁣pretending to be ⁣⁣the pretty me⁣⁣the polished...

Go LOVE Yourself

Self. self/self/noun 1. a person's essential being that distinguishes them from others, especially considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action. Love. love/ləv/noun an intense feeling of deep affection. a great interest and pleasure in something. a person or thing that one loves. love/ləv/verb feel a deep romantic or sexual attachment to (someone).   Self-love feels like one of the most talked about concepts, yet I...

How to stop caring what other people think

Care about other people's approval, and you will always be their prisoner. -Lao Tzu people frequently ask me this question: how do i stop giving a sh*t about what other people think? my answer? you can't. i kid. but not really. the truth is, anyone who isn't a sociopath is going to care what other people think. so, the question is flawed. i'll explain. i have a friend who acts without attachment to the opinions of others. i have always viewed...

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⁣⁣⁣⁣ unfortunately ⁣we have become ⁣⁣⁣⁣a comfortably numb⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣zombie ⁣⁣⁣society ⁣⁣⁣of addicts ⁣⁣⁣⁣chugging down⁣⁣⁣⁣our cough medicine ⁣⁣⁣⁣of choice ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣terrified to ⁣⁣feel ⁣⁣unwilling to ⁣⁣confront ⁣⁣our pain ⁣⁣⁣⁣terrified of ⁣our unapologetic⁣wild passion⁣⁣⁣lives spent ⁣⁣committed to ⁣⁣⁣⁣dulling ⁣⁣the truth...

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