Tag: confidence

  • The Big Flaw in Your Life’s Script

    The Big Flaw in Your Life’s Script

    I had a bit of a personal epiphany recently. As tends to be the case, it came as a burst, explaining a deep flaw in my lifelong thinking. One that sets me up for all kinds of stress. It happened while I was listening to an interview with Cheryl Hines who, among other things, played…

  • The Ick of “No”

    The Ick of “No”

    Ah, the word “no”. How does such a simple word get so complicated? So ominous? Behold…a brief tale to illustrate my question. Last year I stepped into a volunteer leadership position for an organization. I did my best with it, but I really didn’t feel useful. Nor did I enjoy it at all. And so…

  • The Two Words That Suck Our Power Away

    Recently I was having a bit of a…shall we say…tense moment over my finances. It was a very real, somewhat terrifying, admittedly regressive moment. You might recall I’m quite prone to this (for proof check out my post what we can all learn from my monthly freak-out). This particular tension happens every year at about this…

  • What 20 Hours With NOLA Can Teach Us All

    Last week I found myself in New Orleans. For about 20 hours. It was just enough time to roam the infamous French Quarter, kick around Bourbon Street, take a historical walking tour and head out to the next city. I’d never experienced New Orleans, Louisiana (or NOLA as the locals call it), but I thought…