Golf as a sport doesn't excite me much unless its the Masters Tournament. What does impress me about golf is the player's ability to focus and shut out all other distractions. It's an art I didn't recognize until a few nights ago when we (the Hubs and me) accidentally flipped on the TV and The Legend of Bagger Vance was playing.
I heard a term last week in Esther Perel's podcast Where Should We Begin that gave me great pause. "Wait, there's a term for that?" I thought to myself. Parentification is the process of role reversal whereby a child is obliged to act as a parent to their own parent or sibling. In extreme cases, the child is used to fill the void of the alienating parent's emotional life....WHOA
A few days ago an old friend shared this meme on Facebook that read...
Who has read Melissa Ambrosini's Mastering Your Mean Girl? A chunk of her points can be found in other self growth books (which has to be an obvious clue these ladies are on to something), but I appreciated her focus on filtering life through a lens of love to achieve your highest potential. She also … Continue reading What Do The 5 Closest People In Your Life Say About You?
How the fuck do you find your purpose? If this thought ran through your head too you’re not alone, boo. I almost didn’t listen to the podcast episode that inspired this post because it had the word purpose in the title, for some reason the notion of finding my purpose feels frivolous and like a … Continue reading 3 Questions To Help Find Your Purpose
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures” - Thornton Wilder Can you tell me 5 unordinary moments in the last 24 hours that you have gratitude towards? Share in the comments, keep reading if you're confused. 🙂 Who else is guilty of foreboding … Continue reading How to practice gratitude (the right way) with 5 unordinary moments
What's the one secret to deserving a good life?
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:
The most recent episode of Red Table Talk on Facebook Watch titled Healing Emotional Scars with Ciara is a good watch for anyone with a blended family, in a committed relationship, or is looking for inner personal growth...so, basically everyone? Around the eleven minute mark, Jada and Ciara get into a discussion about navigating life with bonus … Continue reading Are You Filling A Space You’re Not Meant To?
Plan B - Flying Anxiety. If just the thought of being 30,000 feet above the ground is enough to send your head spinning and make your heart race, we same same. Enter Plan B, managing flying anxiety.