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peace, hard-won

peace, hard-won

A shout-out to the people of the world whose peace has been hard-won, Who were not born with a sense that the glass is half-full or any other cheerful platitudes baked into their skin or psyche; Who have staggered backwards before they could take one clear step...

choosing who you surround yourself with

choosing who you surround yourself with

It’s common self-help advice that “you are the aggregate of the five people you spend time with” or to simply “let go” of people who are “toxic”--but is this way of being profoundly dehumanizing? In this podcast episode, I respond to a listener request to talk about...

learning to trust your intuition

learning to trust your intuition

Whether you have trouble trusting your intuition, or feel like you’ve got intuition on lock but could always use a few more insights, today’s podcast episode on learning to trust your intuition will break down some of the essential components. How do you know the...

recognizing self-sabotage

recognizing self-sabotage

Do you have trouble recognizing self-sabotage? That’s something of a trick question, because we typically only recognize self-sabotage in hindsight. In today’s Your Courageous Life podcast episode, I’m talking about how you can start recognizing self-sabotage *before*...

help with perfectionism

help with perfectionism

Today’s Your Courageous Life podcast episode offers some help with perfectionism. Often, people say they know they are perfectionists, but they have less of an idea of what to actually *do* about perfectionism. How do we stop getting stuck in the cycle of...

How to stop people-pleasing

How to stop people-pleasing

It’s time to stop people-pleasing. Some people know that people-pleasing is an issue that needs to stop, and others may think it’s not an issue--but in fact, there may be some hidden areas where, under the right circumstances, you unconsciously go into people-pleasing...