Category Archives: courage

The Power of Vulnerability – by Dr. Brene’ Brown


Vulnerability is not something we usually associate with being powerful.  Quite the opposite in fact.  Yet, it is indeed one of our greatest strengths as human beings.  It is where we connect the deepest with ourselves and others.  It perhaps is the core … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Confident and Cocky


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At first glance, confidence and arrogance share many of the same trademarks: head held high, an ability to dive in and speak up, and a sense of pride in accomplishments. Upon deeper examination, however, arrogance and confidence…

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8 Subconscious Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day–And How To Avoid Them


“Whenever your opinions or beliefs are so intertwined with your self-image that you couldn’t pull them away without damaging your core concepts of self, you avoid situations that may cause harm to those beliefs.” –David McRaney This is fascinating! These tricks … Continue reading

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Embrace Your Goddess Within


Mary Costanza  A Woman’s Heart And Soul The Middle Aged Goddess What is a middle aged goddess?  She is a woman of integrity, she  is smart, witty, charming, and has an attitude, what you see is what you get. She lives … Continue reading

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Winnie the Pooh’s Promise


Yes Christopher Robin, you are so correct, we human’s are way braver than we believe, much stronger than we seem, and infinitely smarter than we think.  We simply have to get out of our own way, not think too much about it and … Continue reading

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1+1 = 3


Are men and women really so different?  Or is it that the genders complement each other and greater together than each gender would be on their own? It during a debate with a male friend about which gender is better, men … Continue reading

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Positivity Hype = Collatoral Negativity


“It is easy to believe that our ultimate path is way ahead of us, not reflected in our challenges with money and unresolved emotional issues, not reflected in our relationship issues and self-doubts, but that’s a big mistake. We need … Continue reading

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Words Matter…Adopt Loving Language and Start Believing in Yourself –


via Start Believing in Yourself: How To Adopt A Language of Love. “Once you have learned to love, you will have learned to live.” ~Unknown Truer words have never been spoken then the above quote.  The catch is learning to love. … Continue reading

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Karma is… ?


Contrary to popular belief, Karma is not a bitch, even  if it feels like it is.  Sure, life often doesn’t seem fair, because it isn’t. In legal justice terms there is some fairness, but not in the way that being … Continue reading

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Becoming Authentic


via Becoming More Authentic: Accept Yourself and Stop Seeking Approval. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~E.E. Cummings Oh boy, do I know this to be true.  Traveling the path to discover our true self … Continue reading

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