I recently posted about my history of fear in my relationships. I would make my boyfriends my idol and let my perceptions completely take over and sabotage my relationships. After my college boyfriend and I broke up largely due to my own issues, I was devastated and sought help with a therapist, named Roger,… Read More Tools for Dealing With Fear in Relationships
As you probably know by now, I’m all about the TED Talks while I’m walking to work. The way it usually goes is that I get really into a certain topic for a few days and then take a break from TED and listen to music for the rest of the week so I don’t… Read More TED Talks and Vlogs To Change Your Life! Slowing Down
All you can control is what you do- if you feel you’ve done your best in a given situation, it is out of your control how someone interprets it and consequently responds. My whole life, I have suffered from taking everything personally. A slight frown in my direction could send my thoughts from, “Oh, what… Read More The Second Agreement: Don’t Take Anything Personally
About a year ago, I began listening to TED Talks on my commute to work, which has radically changed the way I feel about said commute. Instead of dreading the mass of people in the subway and having to walk the same route every single day (it can become so monotonous!), I now look forward… Read More The Best TED Talks and Vlogs To Change Your Life!
So, I’ve been reading and re-reading The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz on and off for the past six months. If you’re not familiar, it’s basically four concepts to replace the life-damaging ways of thought that become ingrained in us from childhood. By living your life according to these concepts (based on ancient Toltec… Read More The Fourth Agreement: Always Do Your Best
On Sunday, I took a super-awesome Creativity and Mandala workshop at Zem Yoga Studio in Rome, led by Zuzana Hudackova and David Marchandise. This was a special experience for me because it was the first time I finally took the initiative to learn more about the world of yoga, plus I really had no idea… Read More What’s a Mandala? …and Getting Creative