HOW TO STOP SEEKING VALIDATION & LIVE LIFE ON YOUR TERMS

I cringe when I think about the amount of time I’ve wasted in my life, obsessing and humiliating myself on an endless quest for validation. Trying to figure out how to stop seeking validation was always impossible because at every moment, there was someone who I was convinced – if I just worked a little harder and gave … Continue Reading

HOW TO STOP CARING WHAT PEOPLE THINK & START LIVING YOUR LIFE

How to stop caring what people think, is something that I’ve tried to figure out my entire life. Growing up, I’d always fantasize about some day in the future when I bought/became/accomplished/dated x, y & z and THEN, I’d finally get to feel great about myself with no more f*cks to give about what anyone thought. But like … Continue Reading

PEOPLE PLEASING EXPOSED: 5 WAYS TO STOP BEING A DOORMAT NOW

I’ve written about people pleasing before, but I mostly went into what people pleasing means and how to know if you’ve got the disease to please. Now, I want to talk about how to get out of the sh*t when you’ve gotten to a point where the pain of continuing to engage in people pleasing is beginning to outweigh … Continue Reading

WORKING WITH AN EX: THE WORST, RIGHT? HERE’S WHAT TO DO

Working with an ex is like being a recovering alcoholic that has to bartend every day. As far as post-breakup scenarios go, working with an ex is one of the worst. It’s one thing if you caught your ex cheating on you. Yes, it hurts and YES, it’s awful but the scenario doesn’t get Groundhog-Day-replayed every.single.day in … Continue Reading

TOXIC PEOPLE: HOW TO GO ON A TOXICITY CLEANSE & WALK AWAY

Toxic people – the human form of an inescapable doom cloud that rains daggers. “Toxic,” is a term that I hear a lot of and also a term that I’ve referred to a lot of people as (unbeknownst to me, I was at the top of my own toxicity list for most of my life). This is not … Continue Reading