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Brené Brown: Why Your Critics Aren't The Ones Who Count

In her 99U talk—Why Your Critics Aren’t the Ones Who Count—Dr. Brené Brown gets personal and shares how she struggled in the wake of her success as she dealt with various, personal attacks wielded by critics in the public arena. 382 more words


Dealing With Rejection

Overcoming personal rejection or what you perceive as personal rejection is a skill-set that everyone needs to have.

We do live in a world where rejection is a regular experience. 449 more words



This last weekend was exhausting, both mentally and physically. On Saturday we began the arduous process of cleaning out my mother’s house. There is almost 3 decades of accumulated goods and memories covering almost every inch of the house, garage and yard. 485 more words

Inner Dialogue

Depression Dependants

Husband is caught in the pit of depression. I can see him down there, hanging out with my mom. We were all down there together but I couldn’t stand it and clawed my way up. 349 more words

Personal Story

Good Intentions

I barely slept Friday night. Husband had been stressing out about being “unfriended” by his family members and charged me with smoothing things over when they showed up the next day. 637 more words

Inner Dialogue

Exploring the "Illusory Self"

This post aims to deconstruct aspects related to ego..It’s an attempt in bringing things together from varying perspectives and experiences. I would love to hear your share on some of the thoughts/experiences with these ideas/descriptions.. 518 more words