When I was younger, my father was always trying to teach me lessons that I just didn't want to hear as a 13-year-old kid, as I'm sure is true for a lot of you out there. However, there was always one saying that kept coming up over and over again in each stage of my… Continue reading What Does It Really Mean to Surrender Your Control?
As someone who struggles with anxiety, I can tell you that it feels like you have a defect -- like there's something wrong with you or that you're wired differently from everyone else. This feeling of being defective is made even more apparent when loved ones around you don't seem to struggle with anxiety like… Continue reading What is the Scientific Connection Between Your Brain and Anxiety?
Trigger Warning: Grief, Death On February 5th, 2023, my maternal grandfather passed away. He would have been 76 years old on March 4th, and I'm truly going to miss those birthday calls every year. It just won't be the same now that he's gone, and honestly, it's still hard to come to terms with the… Continue reading 3 Things I’m Learning While Grieving
Alright, LFT family. I'm still on a journey of discovering why I'm such a people-pleaser, and I've made a lot of progress since my last blog about it a couple of months ago. Don't get me wrong, I'm still a work in progress in my attempts to choose myself over others, but I've learned so… Continue reading 3 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Struggle with People-Pleasing
Wait! I know you probably think I've gone crazy, but hear me out first. After reading the title of this post, you're probably thinking, "Work is the place where you're supposed to keep your head down," or, "Why should I care about making a change at work?" I know the typical protocol is to avoid… Continue reading You Can Make a Change Anywhere… Even the Workplace!
I always heard that with anything you want to learn in life, repetition is key. I've also always heard that the best way to feel good about yourself is to either say it to yourself out loud or write it down somewhere. Naturally, you'd think that repeatedly saying words of affirmation or writing it in… Continue reading Are Words of Affirmation Just BS?
Happy New Year, everyone! I don't know about y'all, but I'm soooo excited to see what 2023 has in store for me! I don't have super high expectations or anything like that, but I hope this year is filled with plenty of opportunities for all of us to learn and grow. If you've been a… Continue reading My Vision Board: Discovering Me in 2023!
Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate! In the spirit of being thankful and spending time with our loved ones, I figured I would share a chapter from a book that I just finished called happy people are annoying by Josh Peck. My 90s babies who grew up on Nickelodeon may remember him from the popular… Continue reading Find Your Apostles
November is National Entrepreneurship Month, and I know so many people are looking to start their very own business but have no idea what they're getting themselves into. So, what better way to learn than to hear advice from one of the most experienced entrepreneurs I know.... my dad! He dishes serious knowledge and advice… Continue reading Interview: Business Advice from an Entrepreneur with 25 Years of Experience
I've been struggling with balance, y'all. How does the saying go? "Life be life-ing" or whatever the young kids say these days 😂. It has been so tough trying to balance my personal life, work life, and social life in recent months. Now, most people would just combine their social life with their personal life,… Continue reading 3 Things I Learned About Myself Socially Thanks to Therapy