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All the Versions of You that Have Not Fit – Embracing Imposter Syndrome

There’s a gap between who we want to be and what we want to do. Inside that gap is a thousand versions of ourselves that don’t quite fit. We experience that gap as Imposter Syndrome, and bridging it, sometimes moment by moment, is vital to our ongoing process of connecting with the true self we …

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braving the wilderness - brene brown

True Belonging

True belonging. Those words conjure up a very specific picture for me as a recovering fitting-in person. Striving to fit in had only created a false sense of belonging that was both weak and conditional. It’s the emotional equivalent of constantly walking a wobbly tightrope with no safety net. The only person you’re faking out …

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Brene Brown Braving the Wilderness

Braving the Wilderness – The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

I’ve been reading Braving the Wilderness – The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone, the newest book from social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, and want to share it with you. But there’s a problem… For the last 15 minutes or so, I’ve been sitting in front of my computer searching …

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Self-Care, Watchword 2018

My Word of the Year (Watchword) for 2018 is Self-Care. What’s Yours”

My personal word of the Year (Watchword) for 2018 is Self-Care. But not the chocolate and bubble bath variety that seems to pop up everywhere. That is only a teensy part of it, though pampering is vital to well-being. And chocolate probably is soul food. My goal is a pioneering exploration into soul care, life …

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