As the weeks and months of coping with life amid a pandemic drag on, many of us are struggling with feeling increasingly unmotivated. Simultaneously, we feel pressure, both internal and external, to “be productive” and to “make good use of this time” whether through embarking on new workout routines or other means of self-improvement or… Continue reading Feeling Unmotivated? You’re Not Alone.
My summer reading including a book by one of my favorite authors, shame researcher Brene Brown titled “Daring Greatly.” It was one of those books that was so inspiring and helpful, I wanted to recommend it to everyone I know. What follows is a summary of the main concepts of this powerful book. Shame. Every… Continue reading Shame Resilience: Why We Need It and How to Develop It
Valentine’s Day (or “single-awareness day” as my clever sister used to joke) is a time when the concept of love is on everybody’s mind, single or coupled. This over-focus on romantic love can lead us to overlook the most important form of love: self-love. Perhaps you have heard that we can only love others as… Continue reading Learning to Love Yourself