Tag: inspiration

No to Societal Conditioning

Societal conditioning tells me that I should be worried. (I’m not) That it’s not ok to have close relationships with the opposite sex. (It is) That you should only get your needs met by your partner. (Nope) I call bullshit. Humans originally were raised in tribes. Where we all lent on each other and had

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What are you reflecting?

I actually really love it when people tell me what they see in me or think of me Why? Because in truth, it’s actually me reflecting back to them the human that they are. Sometimes they don’t even realize it. And it’s the most beautiful thing to witness. The way some people see me is

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Self doubt is a dick.

I could be happy and smiling but deep down wondering why I actually wasn’t good enough or how I could do or be better. I still have my moments of questioning sometimes. But then I heard the lesson of ‘maybe people aren’t giving you recognition because you need to give it to yourself first’. Holy

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Stop Slut Shaming

Slut shaming brings out my anger and sometimes when it’s released can be so raw it frightens me. It happens when I see something about women being blamed for being raped. Or hear about a woman who told a man she didn’t want to have sex but he had sex with her anyway. This time

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Who am I without the stories?

Who am I if I’m not posting body positivity? Will people still like me if I’m not posting that I celebrate my body daily? Is that the only thing worth sharing that I have? Have you ever considered who you are without your stories? The assaults, the money, the family, the relationships, the ego, without

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My experience means something

Today my Coach told me I was taking the easy way. And as soon as she said it I knew she was right. The easy way means I get to stay in the idea of helping people without actually causing someone pain. What if I say the wrong thing? What if what I say causes

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Feedback is your friend

“You feel different”. It’s a comment I receive so regularly now. I’m not really surprised, I am grateful though, when it comes from the people who have been at ground level of my development work because they have seen me warts and all. When it comes from my friends who have been in my life

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