Personal Development

Embrace growth as a lifelong journey towards becoming the best version of yourself. Cultivate self-awareness and take intentional steps towards personal development every day.

Chasing happiness? Try this instead

Chasing happiness? Try this instead

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY6NzWeMyRk Okay, you’re probably going to hate this, but hear me out. If you’re chasing happiness, you might be chasing the wrong goal. You might need to change your focus and look for fulfillment. Personal development is so curious....

Here’s your permission to transform

Here’s your permission to transform

Even your dreams will become a prison if you don’t give yourself the room to be flexible. To change.  To grow.  Just because that’s what you wanted 10 years ago, doesn’t mean that’s what you need now. Here's your permission to...

what if one day is supposed to be today

what if one day is supposed to be today

There are so many things competing for our attention these days and it seems like everyone is a little more irritable, a little more exhausted, a little more emotionally fatigued. Given a limited amount of energy, we have to be careful where we direct our focus. And...

what does it look like to fully try

what does it look like to fully try

What does it look like to fully try? To do literally everything in your power to make that secret dream of yours become a reality.  To go so big that you feel a little bit cringy.  But that’s okay. Because being a little bit cringy means you were willing to...

…but i’m also kinda okay

…but i’m also kinda okay

Feelings change like the wind. Always in motion. Intentionally temporary. Meant to be experienced, accepted, and ultimately let go.  You’re not sad. You feel sad. You’re not happy. You feel happy. You’re not angry. You feel angry.  The key idea being that...

Here are a few reasons why you may need a reset

Here are a few reasons why you may need a reset

And just so we’re clear: Your life doesn’t need to be in shambles to need a reset. Sometimes you need to slow down and evaluate how things are going and make some tiny adjustments to build the life you love. 01. You’ve been running on autopilot. Going through the...

How to stop comparing yourself to other people

How to stop comparing yourself to other people

1. Accept where you are in your life right now. In fact, don't just accept it. Celebrate it. You made it this far from where you started and that's incredible. 2. Do a digital detox.  That constant scrolling might be leading to you thinking that everyone has it...

I’m a magnet for great opportunity

I’m a magnet for great opportunity

This week's affirmation: “I'm a magnet for great opportunity.” Take a deep breath and repeat this affirmation 3 times. If you're feeling stuck right now, think about this: What if so far you've only scratched the surface of who you could become? There are boundless...

How to lead with love

How to lead with love

Leading with love does not mean you're a “yes” person. You can be direct. You can be honest You can say “no.” You can have difficult conversations, complicated emotions, and speak your mind fully.  But the difference is that you're acknowledging that the person...

Affirmation: I have permission to let go

Affirmation: I have permission to let go

This week's affirmation: “I have permission to let go.” Take a deep breath and repeat this affirmation 3 times. Here's a meditation on letting go: How do you let go of the past?It takes time, of course. But first you have to accept it.And acceptance is not saying that...

1000 versions of myself

1000 versions of myself

I was looking through old photos of myself and I realized that version of me was long gone. I had evolved into something new. Something more whole. And let me be clear: I love that old version of me. The insecurities. The hesitation. The innocence. The...

But how do you find clarity?

But how do you find clarity?

For me, clarity doesn’t come from thinking... Clarity comes from doing. First writing down my feelings. Then brainstorming potential solutions. Sometimes it's talking with friends. But most often, it's trying new things. Exploring. Learning. Failing. And trying again....

I used to chase happy. Now, I strive for joy.

I used to chase happy. Now, I strive for joy.

I used to chase happy. Now, I strive for joy. Joy is the profound awareness that you can find gratitude in this moment–that you can find gratitude in every moment.  It's the understanding that peace is not dependent on external circumstances but something that...