Tag Archives: insecurities

I Did My Scary Thing to Challenge You

I did it. I said enough with this fear and procrastination crap, and I emailed out my first pitch letter to a major magazine. And then I went and spent $35 on magazines for the purpose of research and ordered a copy … Continue reading

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When Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone Sucks

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have already guessed that this post is about the party/networking event I attended at a bar in Orlando on Friday night. If you don’t follow me on Twitter (or do and just … Continue reading

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Is This The Key to Self Esteem?

Yesterday, I spent about 30 minutes of my work day in a live web chat talking about cheerleading with Varsity and The Motherhood. Oh, yes, I did. One – I was paid to participate and promote the talk beforehand via … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Not To Pursue Your Passion

I believe that every single one of us has a purpose – a role in this world that we were made to fill. I believe that we are most happy when we are actively filling that role, whatever it may … Continue reading

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Know Your Harbor

You know what motivational speakers forget to tell you?  Personal growth sucks.  I mean, the benefits of personal growth don’t suck, but the actual growing and changing is a lot of hard work.  And it might not make you break … Continue reading

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Why “it’s not about you” is utter bullshit.

“It’s not about you.” I fucking hate it when people say that.  Because, while it may be true and healthy, it’s usually said to let someone know that their feelings are stupid. “It’s not about you… it’s about me.” That … Continue reading

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Triumphant

If we are lucky, we will experience moments in life when the very core of who we are and what we are is affirmed. Amidst the days when we worry that we’re crazy and the nights when we are afraid … Continue reading

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Day 1 of 30 – I compare myself to Michelle Obama

I cannot stand to have the post about my mother-in-law’s breast cancer sit at the top of this page for one more minute.  So, although it is 10 o’clock at night and I can hear my husband making the familiar … Continue reading

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Alone in a Crowd.

There are few things more demoralizing than feeling alone in a crowd of 2,400 people. 2,400 people who are supposed to be like minded people. 2,400 people who are SO EXCITED TO SEE… everyone else. 2,400 people who are specifically … Continue reading

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Truth In Blogging: Some People Are Bitches

I’m not perfect. None of you are surprised to hear that, I know.  But my point is that not only am I not perfect, but I have no desire to appear perfect.  Not to you or anyone. There’s too much … Continue reading

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