PEOPLE DON’T THINK ABOUT YOU AS MUCH AS YOU THINK

It’s true. It may sound a little harsh, especially if you’re in your 20’s. But hear me out: after spending half a decade in our teens learning how to be socially sensitive, we’ve become almost hypersensitive to other’s opinions of us. Our 20’s are similar to toddlerhood, but in adulthood, It’s a time we learn to walk in our adult feet, figuring out how to navigate in this big social …

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THE GIFT GIVER

During the holidays, inevitably, there will be hunting of gifts,  hoping for gifts, wrapping of gifts, giving of gifts. Not all of us are in a position to give gifts this year. Maybe this year has prompted us to re-evaluate the excess of gift-giving, especially when there is a high probability that the receiver will not remember all of the gifts. Do you remember each and every gift you received …

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THE BOXES WE PUT OURSELVES IN…

      I was speaking with a group of women yesterday and it is troubling how deeply ingrained the boxes we have let ourselves live in, shape our lives in many domains, whether it be in family, education, work, friendship, parenting and especially marriage. Let me start by saying that yes, it’s understood that many of these boxes, or expectations, have been handed down to us by our own …

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Inner Voice

“You will never follow your own inner voice until you clear up the doubts in your mind”                                — Roy T. Bennett Inner Voice“You will never follow your own inner voice until you clear up the doubts in your mind” — Roy T. Bennett Haaaaaa! This pesky little voice that sabotages the good ideas we have. …

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Women Perspective

women perspective

Perspective, a viewpoint from where one stands. This can be so vague and yet so precise depending on the subject. Perspectives are as different as there are people, and yet, we all seek a common one, or at the very least: find a group where  “our” ow personal perspective is mirrored and accepted.     We, as humans strive for belonging all the while differentiating ourselves from others at the same time. …

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Belonging

How can the idea of belonging create so much commotion in the world? Its simple idea has created wars, allegiances and reshaped international borders. In human terms, it has moved mountains. It has created commotion pretty easily, actually, when we peel away all the layers that make us US, the core of our own person, we easily see that almost all of our decisions are derived by a single goal, …

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