To Err Is Human

Mistakes are imperative if we hope to evolve and learn. However, it’s self-defeating when we don’t admit our mistakes and instead make excuses or deny what happened to uphold a false image. Readily acknowledging errors and apologizing for them has a much...

Authenticity Is Key

When you live in alignment with your truth, life is simple. Being clear about who you are sends a clear signal to those around you. Maintaining a false image complicates matters and creates confusion. Telling the truth, even when it’s not flattering to yourself,...

Straight Shooting

Sometimes our frustration with events and people in our lives is directed outward, but we’re really angry at ourselves. Inside, we may wish we could have been more authentic and honest about our feelings instead of just going along with something we didn’t...

Identity Prison

Our identities help us distinguish ourselves from others both personally and professionally. But over-attachment to an image can constrain our ability to expand or pivot when we need to. Instead of being authentic, we might cleave to old ways of doing things in order...

Authenticity Rules

We might wonder if life is fair when we perceive someone cheating without repercussion. But cheaters create their own vortex of toxic, internal energy. They have to continue holding up false stories and pretending. They have to endure the discomfort and stress of...

Others’ Opinions

What others think of you is none of your business. Their past causes them to interpret you in ways over which you have no control. Their impression may have little to do with who you actually are. In order for you to get the feedback from the world that will help you...