Posts tagged standing up for yourself
Read this if you've ever felt like a fraud

I want to talk about something today that we don’t really like to talk about, or admit. We all feel like frauds. Who am I to be doing this? Why should someone pay me attention/money to do this?  What if they find out that I feel like a mess and discover I’m a massive fraud? […]

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You’re not Brené Brown, but you’ve still got a story

I just want to start by saying that I love Brené Brown. I’ve watched the TED talks, bought the books, didn’t buy the t-shirt because it was too expensive. And I love the ‘others’ too – you know who I mean. The big name people talking about big ideas and concepts in profound way. I find […]

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They're lying! On get rich/happy quick schemes and bullshit free dream chasing

The truth will set you free, right? It also has a tendency to make you pretty unpopular. But, we don’t care about popularity around here. We care about dream chasing, living for a purpose, and standing up yourself even when it’s doesn’t make you a cool kid. Sometimes, especially when it doesn’t make you a […]

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How to throw a one person dance party for yourself (& epic playlist!)

If you’ve never had a one person dance party, you’ve never lived. Ok, perhaps that’s a bit extreme. But seriously, a one person dance party is one of the best ways to make yourself feel great. What is a one person dance party? I hear you ask. Well, if it was an algebraic equation, it would look something […]

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An Open Letter to Fellow Couragemakers Who Have Lost All Hope In The World

Okay, Couragemakers who struggle with self-doubt, listen up. Sometimes on this creative and dream chasing journey, we all need reminders which are a bit more of a kick up the ass. Today is one of those days. So here’s the thing:   If you are looking for evidence that you’re shit, you’re going to find […]

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What happens when you make a change from a place of hope, not fear

I talked a while ago on here about being guilty of future tripping. Getting so lost in what we want to do in the future, and not focusing on the present. I also mentioned that I had big changes which I would share when I was ready. And I’m ready. Turning my life upside down In […]

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3 ways to say no and stop people taking you for granted

“It would be easier, and quicker if I just did it.” “It will cause an argument if I said no, and I hate conflict” Sound familiar? I thought so. So let’s take a couple of scenarios: 1. You’re at work and your colleague is taking a loooong time to do a basic task. Sometimes you […]

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Believe in yourself, not just other people

I’ve written before on my blog about how inspired I get by big adventures and taking risks. You know what it’s like. You’re watching your favourite team on a Saturday night (or like me, watching Nashville) and you’re rooting for them to score (or get back together). You’re watching your friend take make a big […]

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