Empowerment: The Complete Collection

be-too-much

Be too much

How often in a day do you dumb yourself down? How many times in a week do you dim your light, so that you can shine less brightly? How many times in your life have you been told that you’re ‘just a bit too much,’ and that you need to bring it down a notch?

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Have the courage to quit

You’ve invested years working on a project. So much money, time, energy, passion and tears have gone into it. And yet you just know it’s not working, that it will never be what you had hoped. Do you keep pushing forward, relentlessly trying to make it into something? Maybe. But maybe the smartest and bravest

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The journey to brave

I was on the phone to one of my best friends for a long awaited catch up. We lived in different cities and though we saw each other every few months, it always seemed far too long between visits. Sharing stories back and forth of our recent trials and adventures, there was a common theme

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The permission gap

We all have things that we want to do, dream of doing, or secretly long for. But a lot of those things, big or small, never see the light of day. Take a moment and think about your answer to these questions. Just one minute. Go on, I’ll wait. I’ve always wanted to….. I’ve stopped

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Lose sight of perfection

It’s one of the greatest things that robs us of our happiness: forever trying to grasp for perfection. Our constant grappling with questions of whether we are enough – strong enough, pretty enough, smart enough, good enough – leaves us with a constant feeling of seeking, never relaxing into our being, like we’re constantly scratching

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What do you want to say?

Gloria Steinem’s book, My Life On The Road, was a revelation to me, for so many reasons. After studying many aspects of feminist history for my early PhD research, being able to read the stories of actual events first hand was like being there, in all of those moments that defined history. As I was

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