Self-Love vs. Self-Care: What's the difference? (hint: it's huge!)

Self-Love vs. Self-Care: What's the difference? (hint: it's huge!)

Self-love is a hot topic these days. And for good reason! Our relationship without ourselves, how loving it is, impacts absolutely every area of our lives.

But there’s one very big problem I see all the time with regard to self-love- it’s not really understood.

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How to Be in a Relationship and Keep Your Sense of Self

How to Be in a Relationship and Keep Your Sense of Self

Have you ever felt like you became so absorbed in your partner and your relationship with them that you began to forget who you are outside of being their significant other? Maybe you're experiencing this right now. I find it's pretty common and happens to most of us at one point or another, if not perpetually.  

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A Simple 3-Step Strategy For How to Be Confident

A Simple 3-Step Strategy For How to Be Confident

If you've been wondering how to be confident, I've got a strategy that works.

What does it actually mean to be confident? Confidence has to do with self-assurance. Essentially, you need to believe in yourself- in your own character and abilities- to be confident. And to achieve that, you've got to know yourself and what you have to offer. Ultimately, the answer to how to be confident is to be sure of who you are.

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[Audio] Are your expectations ruining your relationships? Here's how to tell (Part 2)

[Audio] Are your expectations ruining your relationships? Here's how to tell (Part 2)

Expectations are often discussed in a way that makes them all seem equal, and I've come to believe that that is so often at the root of relationship problems. We group expectations together and only ask whether or not to have them, and debate that singular question as though the problem with expectations lies only in either having them or not.

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[Audio] Are your expectations ruining your relationships? Here's how to tell (Part 1)

[Audio] Are your expectations ruining your relationships? Here's how to tell (Part 1)

Are you feeling constantly let down by the people in your life?  I used to face disappointment after disappointment- especially in my romantic relationships, but with friends, too. Let down after let down, I started wondering why I couldn't seem to attract the kind of people into my life who put in adequate effort, who were thoughtful and generous, who aimed to please- people like me! 

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[Audio] 4 Simple Habits That Make a HUGE Impact on Success & Happiness

[Audio] 4 Simple Habits That Make a HUGE Impact on Success & Happiness

When I work with my clients on achieving goals, they are often astonished by how much we will break a single goal down into several micro steps that individually do not seem to add up to much, but collectively ensure progress and ultimately success. The same is true for daily habits. When performed once or occasionally they don't lead to very many big outcomes. But done consistently, however- well, prepare to rock this life, my friends.

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[Audio] 4 Rules for Owning the Heck Out of the Day

[Audio] 4 Rules for Owning the Heck Out of the Day

Days come and days go. I mean, let's face it- time just flies on by. With the arrival of each new day there's a starting point that is all your own, and that starting point is determined by how you tackle the days that precede it. Are you slowly progressing toward your goals and dreams from one day to the next, or are you progressing in leaps and bounds?

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5 Things Smart Women Do During Hard Times

5 Things Smart Women Do During Hard Times

As sure as the night will fall after the day, so too will difficult times befall us all.  After suffering through several of my own woes over the years- such as divorce, being shunned by my family, and a devastating miscarriage- I know this all too well.

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