Do you ever feel insecure? What about unworthy? And rejected? Are you easily hurt if your'e not included in a conversation...left out of a project...didn't get an invite to the party? Most of us think, 'I'm pretty worthy of love and belonging -- but I'd be super worthy of love and belonging if I could lose … Continue reading You Don’t Need to be Fixed – Nothing is Wrong With You
“A woman discovers at a very young age that wearing a mask appears to be a part of survival. They discover there is much of themselves, which others see as unacceptable. They tuck those secrets away.” This introduction I got from the web site titled *The Power to Change*. On the same site, in an … Continue reading Are You Who You Appear to Be and Are You Living Your Truth?
I've always described myself as "the nervous type." Whenever I had to perform (I'm a guitarist) it would take me a while before I settled into playing "normal" that is without the wooden feel of my right hand and the shaky, unsteady fingers on my left. I remember asking my sister, who performs regularly to … Continue reading Nervousness and my Squiggly Signature
You know you’re in trouble when you wear your habit of procrastinating like a badge – “I don’t know...it’s just who I am...I am a procrastinator.” You go on to further explain “I just LOVE the adrenaline rush of a deadline fast approaching. I spend two sleepless nights and I get the task done – … Continue reading Is Your Procrastination Habit at a Crisis Point?
We LOVE a good story. Storytelling gets our attention. We are programmed if we only get the beginning and the middle to desperately want to know the end. That's why soap operas and popular television series leave us after each episode with an incomplete storyline that will force us to tune in next time and … Continue reading The “Easily Shared” Narrative May not be the REAL Story
The late Dr. Stephen Covey tells us that most people have been deeply scripted in the Win/Lose mentality since birth. He said "First and most important of the powerful forces at work is the family. When one child is compared with another - when patience, understanding or love is given or withdrawn on the basis … Continue reading Do you play life to win?
As published in the Woman Express - Sunday Express Magazine, Trinidad and Tobago on April 8th 2012 Feel relieved? Someone needs to remind us right? Yet how often do we measure ourselves against some perfect life that we could never attain? Think. How many ‘shoulds’ are floating around in your head right now? Let me … Continue reading Guess What? You’re not perfect.