comfort zone

5 Reasons To Get Uncomfortable

It’s human nature to want to feel comfortable. We naturally gravitate toward what’s familiar and stick to what we know.

Let’s face it, change is hard, especially when you’re used to a routine or a set of habits.

Those who know me would tell you I tend to play it safe and I know that given the choice, my comfort zone wins out more often than not.

It’s not that I don’t want to take risks or be adventurous, it’s just that I find ways to talk myself out of it. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve made big changes in my life and everything has turned out just fine. But even so, I still play it safe. (more…)

ask for help

When To Get Over Your Pride And Ask For Help

When it comes to reaching your goals, frustration can be a real buzz kill.

This is especially true if your frustration stems from a lack of understanding or skill. Let’s face it, no one can be great at everything, but against our better judgement, we pretend like we do. And when something doesn’t work or we don’t know the answer, we make excuses about why it’s someone or something else’s fault and eventually just give up. (more…)

healing grief

Take Time To Heal Your Grief (Even If You Think You’re Too Busy)

On January 22nd I lost my dad.

To say that this has been the hardest point in my life is an understatement and I know it will take time to feel even kind of “normal” again.  To be honest, writing this post is difficult because I so want to commemorate my dad, but I also know that many would benefit from the reminder I’ve given myself every day this past month.