Self-Caring Your Way Out of the Pit of Despair

It takes courage for us to admit that we’re descending into the Pit of Despair. It takes bravery to reach for the sunlight that we can’t see, but know exists. It takes guts to have an honest conversation with ourself and create a plan. Committing to the plan is the ultimate brave act. … More Self-Caring Your Way Out of the Pit of Despair

Acts of Bravery Week 7: How Baby Steps Stomp On Those Nasty Lies

Looking back on the last two months of bravery, it’s been the small, incremental, steady steps forward that have made all the difference in the world. Sure certain brave acts are more glamorous, but I would never have reached them if I didn’t fail. If I didn’t stretch. If I didn’t whine and cry and feel overwhelmed. … More Acts of Bravery Week 7: How Baby Steps Stomp On Those Nasty Lies

Stop Dreaming and Do Something Already!

We know this though. Logically, we know we won’t live our dreams if we don’t get off our butts and do something. Still we stay immobile. Why?

Probably for as many diverse reasons we all have for being brave. Which means it comes down to fear. It always comes down to fear, doesn’t it? And if it comes down to fear, it means I need to step up my game. … More Stop Dreaming and Do Something Already!