When We Apologize Too Much

I believe apologies can free us from our self-made prisons or lock us up in new ones. Being able to apologize when we have done something wrong is extremely important. When we hurt someone and apologize, it is like a powerful reset button. It creates space for us to recognize that we are acting badly, … Continue reading When We Apologize Too Much

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Today I Overcame My Fear of Going to the Doctor

I hate to admit it, but I have been pretty bad about going to the doctor in the past. In my defense, I have had some really unpleasant doctor visits over the years and have developed serious doctor anxiety because of it. Sometimes my past doctor visits were bad because of something very specific--like the … Continue reading Today I Overcame My Fear of Going to the Doctor

Step Two: Seven Steps to Love (Letting Go of Self-Hate)

Step 2: I realized that this is not how life was meant to be—that I was meant to live a life of Love and not hate and loathing. (See the overall steps here and step one here). Self-hate is a common phenomenon in our lives--so much so that we often do not even realize that … Continue reading Step Two: Seven Steps to Love (Letting Go of Self-Hate)