Have you read Brene Brown's Manifesto of the Brave and Brokenhearted? It's a story I go back to each time I feel like dipping out when the going gets too tough. Paragraphs three, four and five are my favorite to re-read over and over when I need the reminder. And it goes like this:
Poppy's Creme Brûlée is this weekend's recipe to try (possibly). Read more to get the recipe and tricks & tips. Have you ever made Creme Brûlée before? How did it turn out, would you make it again?
Give Yourself A Break - Strive For Imperfection, Instead, is about how @jengotch 's episode on perfectionism connected the dots for me on yesterday's frustration. Here's three ways to combat being perfect thanks to JenG.
The Difference Between True Belonging & Fitting In is today's post about how #BravingTheWilderness gave me some freedom with its distinction between true belonging and fitting in. Who knew I had a different understanding all these years.
Mondays blog post was just the tip of the self-realization iceberg. Today's writing connects the dots I failed to see on Monday. Not only is my self-worth tied up in other's opinions, but I have high standards. Click the title to read more about how I figured it out and what I'm going to do to self regulate. **Hint - it has everything to do with the pause.
Here's what I learned after reading Brown's chapter about shame and how to combat those nasty shame gremlins talkin' nonsense inside your head. Sharing an example of my shame in case it helps one of you, too. Get in here if you want to know the 12 shame categories according to Brown and join me in kicking shame in the face! 😉
I think I just realized I love myself, for the first time, ever. There's no one solution for everyone, but here's mine. I'm not done, but I've got stamina.