Your Choices Matter: How to Make a Meaningful Yes – Day 25

Do you find the word “yes” popping out of your mouth a little too easily? Yeah. Me, too. I’m getting over it, but to start the process, I had to examine my motives behind saying it.  The truth is, I want to make people happy. I want them to like me. I also feel like … Continue reading Your Choices Matter: How to Make a Meaningful Yes – Day 25

Perfectionism: The Enemy of the Joyful Soul

Hi. My name is Julie, and I’m a perfectionist. [Hi, Julie.] Perfectionism is a condition I may never overcome, but I am in recovery. I slip on occasion, but I’m getting better, one day at a time. My triggers are the same as any other addict: stress, the need to belong, feelings of inadequacy, old … Continue reading Perfectionism: The Enemy of the Joyful Soul

Five Verse Friday: “No” is Your Friend

"No" is a beautiful, life-changing word, but it's also terrifying for women to use because we want to to everyone and tend to over-commit be everything ! Today's Five Verse Friday post is a loving reminder that your time is precious and finite, and it gives you permission to carefully choose how you spend it.