Take Off The Boxing Gloves and Stop Fighting

I hear from so many people, “I’m so tired of fighting. Everything is a struggle.” And I always reply with, “What if you stopped fighting? What if you just surrender to what is?” I spent a good portion of my adult life fighting what was. Trying to control everything and everyone. Of course, I didn’t see it that way. I saw it as me trying to help everyone. Everyone but myself. I was constantly frustrated, annoyed, disappointed, and felt completely …

Do You Hold Space for Yourself?

“When do I get to come first?” “When will I be someone’s priority?” “When is it my turn?” How often have you asked these questions or a variation thereof? How much time have you spent crying because you just don’t feel valued? You give and give and give of yourself, and yet, no one returns the favor. In October of 2013, I found myself curled up in the fetal position on my dining room floor, sobbing like I had never …