Transcending Standing in Your Own Way

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Today I shared a quote from Brene Brown on my Facebook, someone had shared it and it really hit home for me, so I decided to share it too (pasted below). I’ve had this weird ‘woo woo’ feeling if you will, the last few months and the best way I can describe it is transitional. I have a lot going on in my life right now, and so do all of my friends and family. Everyone is walking through their own storm. But it’s like I feel and see what is going on, more obvious than usual.

I am a very stubborn, hard headed person and I know that God has been giving me little messages for a little over a year now, and I have been ignoring them. Go figure. The first message is Prioritize. This has showed up in both my work and personal life. I have so much gong on that I do what a lot of people do and totally shut down. There is so much to do that I don’t know how to get a handle on, that I just throw my hands in the air and hope it all works out. And I’m guessing I’m not the only one.

I have little streaks of awesome prioritization where I am just on top of my game, task-listing it up. Then all of a sudden Continue reading



Today, I walked around the house in yoga pants and a sports bra. This might seem an ordinary thing to someone who doesn’t know me. But for me, this was a rather uncomfortable situation. I am a girl, and like most girls…I don’t like my body. Can you relate?

So this year instead of making bogus “resolutions” saying I will get in shape, run more, get more sleep, etc. I decided that I would simply embrace absolutely everything about me, that I don’t like.

I’m tired of promising myself year after year that this year will de different. I will finally be happy with me. And every year, I fail. Continue reading