A friend & I had an interesting talk on the topic of friendships and she brought up two really great questions that I’m sure many of us have asked ourselves at some point.
First she asked“When it comes to friends, how do you keep yourself from feeling used?” She then followed it with “When you feel used, what should you do about it?” Continue reading Friendships: It Takes Two to Tango
Let’s be honest, deep inside, we know all too well that we have at least one unpleasant habit that is hindering ourselves from becoming our best self. This can be anything from smoking, eating too much junk food to procrastinating. Yet, even after owning up to these habits, we can’t seem to get ourselves to kick them to the curb. Read More
I certainly would not be who I am today without my tribe…
My tribe consists of a close knit of friends who have been there with through the ups and downs, the thick and thin of life. They’ve seen me at my best and my worst – they know the real me, inside and out and they love me nonetheless. Continue reading Choosing Our Tribe
I recently came across a wonderful quote from Lupita Nyong’o, the talented and striking Oscar winning actress from the movie “12 Years A Slave” – she said “You can’t rely on how you look to sustain you. What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and for those around you. That kind of beauty enflames the heart and enchants the soul”. This statement eloquent wisdom got me thinking about the concept of beauty. Read More
If you are anything like me, chances are, you’ve fallen prey to “the grass is greener on the other side” syndrome: the comparison plague where you feel as if your friend, colleague, neighbor or even strangers simply have it better than you. You find yourself wishing you were richer, smarter, thinner or more successful – does any of this ring a bell?
Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude