Posts tagged personal growth
Self Criticism and Self Compassion: A Smackdown

I don’t think I’ll set off any new revolutions by saying that self criticism is bad. We all know it. We all have an inner critic, and whether they are very noisy or more passive aggressive or only visit on holidays or hang out with us everywhere we go, that guy is a jerk. We know it isn’t helpful to listen to jerks in general, let alone the one in our heads (often the meanest jerk around town) - so why is it so tempting?​​

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My Birthday Blog Post (Or "What I Learned In The Past 12 Months")

This is what I think: each birthday is a celebration of how much better I’m getting at life, since I’m always learning and growing. So it’s time to review the past year of my life, and what I learned throughout.  This past year was a big year for me - full of adventures, leaps (big and small) and a lot of excitement.

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On Falling Short and Not Getting "There"

You are winning when you keep it up even though you have no idea if it will ‘work’. When you keep it up when you’re not really sure what the outcome is. When you keep it up when you are willing to embrace the parts of yourself that you’d rather cut out and get rid of. Because those parts of you are part of the whole you, and you are amazing.

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