Being sensitive can be hard. I know so many people who describe themselves as having a sensitive soul. Most of them have spent the majority of their lives resenting this part of themselves. They feel weak. Fragile. Misunderstood. They often wish they could “be stronger.” They don’t … [Read more...] about The Top 12 Strengths of a Sensitive Soul
You’re too quiet! Speak up. Project. I can’t hear you. Participate more. Anybody in there?! These are the messages quiet children hear. I received them everywhere, from teachers, friends, parents of friends, acquaintances. The emotionally hungry, eager to understand what could make someone’s … [Read more...] about Are You Too Quiet?
I used to get intimidated by people so easily. People I thought were bigger and better than me. I’d shake and stutter and make myself as small as possible. I’d fill my words with ‘I’m sorry’s’, having nothing in particular to apologize for. I'd hide the fierceness that has always lived within … [Read more...] about How to Stop Feeling So Intimidated by People
I’m reading an amazing book by renowned author Martha Beck called Steering by Starlight. It’s about finding the life that’s meant for you and it's incredibly insightful, I highly recommend it (and all of her books for that matter). In it Martha teaches the most interesting trick to silencing your … [Read more...] about Silencing Your Inner Critic (& a love letter)
There’s a voice deep inside us. A soft voice that tells us our truths. An all-knowing voice that comes from a place of self-love. Not the shallow but louder voice of self-doubt but a voice born into our soul that comes from love, purity, compassion and wisdom. Let's call it our "soul voice". It … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Trusting Yourself More (When Making Big Decisions)
"Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained." ~ Arthur Somers Roche We all battle nerves and insecurities, and when we lose the battle, they rob us of our potential. Personally, I've battled … [Read more...] about 9 Actions to Take When You’re Feeling Nervous & Insecure