Honestly, I feel a bit like a fake lately. Here I am sharing tips and skills, and I’m barely holding it together. At least, from my view I’m barely holding it together. A friend recently said, “You’re holding yourself to some crazy standards thinking that you aren’t enough.” Well, perhaps. I hold myself to the… Read More Freeform Friday: Taking my own advice
How many times have we, any of us, found ourselves spiraling into anxiety and depression because we expect ourselves to attain perfection? This is common among people who were considered “gifted” as children, writers, artists, public figures, and so many more. It’s because our society never gave us permission to fail, to learn from not… Read More Soothing Sunday: Give yourself permission to suck.
We have all had that moment where we’ve said or done something and suddenly realized it was not what we intended. Those moments can be rough, depending on who is around you. Doing it in an interview could potentially mean a missed opportunity, so it’s stressful. I get that. But can you think of a… Read More Top Skills Thursday: Laugh at Yourself
In which I use myself as a bad example.… Read More Writing Wednesday: Newbie Pitfalls: Backstory