The Stories We Tell Ourselves

How often do you find yourself creating a narrative that reinforces the negativity we have going through our heads? I would imagine, that more often than not, we may be knee deep in the narrative before we even realize what we’ve done, if we even realize it in the first place. I’m not good enough.…

Some Days You’re the Pigeon

Some days you’re the statue. I think today I’m the statue. I have a deep-rooted fear of failure. And when I say deep, I’m talking into the depths of the ocean deep. It is totally debilitating. I’m so afraid of failing, of making a mistake, of looking like a fool that I overthink things, plan…

Creating Your Own Definition of Success

Have you ever wanted to try something new, and hoped you’d be really good at it from the get-go? You started this new adventure, and while you thought you were doing really well, you also hoped someone would tell you how great you were doing, and how you should keep on going? Did you wait…

Guest Post – Igniting the Positive with Stacey Bice

I've been lucky to be friends with Stacey for many years, and if there was one word I could use to describe her it would be "positive." Regardless of the circumstance, she finds the silver lining, making everyone smile and feel better along the way. She is also incredibly funny, and on more than one…

Cutting the Tie That Binds

You and me? We’re done. Maybe... Years ago, I worked for a commercial real estate company. This was my first “big kid” job beyond the years I spent in retail. The office was located downtown, and was filled with people vastly different from one another, and from me. I knew this was going to be…