Inferiority Complex? How To Feel Worthy And Empowered

Inferiority ComplexWhen I was a little girl in the 1960′s, my mom once told me if she’d been born a black person she’d likely be dead by now.

She was raised in a small town in south Alabama where she observed overt racial discrimination on a daily basis. If you know the book To Kill… Continue Reading…

How To Be Beautiful

How to be beautiful“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” ~Kahlil Gibran

When I was in high school, I had a friend who was not beautiful or even particularly pretty, but she was very popular.

Both girls and guys liked her, she had a steady boyfriend, and she was always… Continue Reading…

Victim Mentality: The Mindset That’s Kicking Your Butt

Victim mentalityI grew up in a family that had it’s fair share of dysfunction and problems.

Out of respect for my siblings whom I love, I won’t go into all the details, but there’s enough material for the makings of a sequel to Osage County. Maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but only slight.

Someone once told… Continue Reading…

30 Conversation Topics To Kickstart Your Speaking Confidence

Conversation TopicsWhen my son was little, he was shy and somewhat reserved in new situations.

Unlike his older sister who would immediately jump into a new group at birthday parties or chat it up with my adult friends, my son would hold back and remain quiet until he felt more comfortable.

As he got a bit… Continue Reading…

Change Your Life With My 4 Personal Decisions

Change Your LifeOnce upon a time, I was one of those people who thought I could ruminate or think my way out of a problem or toward a change in life.

I spent a lot of time in my head considering what I did and didn’t want for my life and how I wanted to make… Continue Reading…

Can’t Sleep? 10 Ways To Sleep Better

Can't SleepCan’t Sleep?

Last night I couldn’t either. At 3:00 a.m. my cell phone started ringing and woke me up.

It was one of my children.

If you have kids who are old enough to be out on their own, you know what it feels like to see your child’s name appear on… Continue Reading…