Teachability is crucial to entrepreneurship

Teachability is crucial to entrepreneurship

Early on in my entrepreneurship journey I learned the importance of taking personal responsibility for my part in every situation. Prior to this I was the person who blamed everyone else for…well, everything. It was never my fault for why something didn’t work out. 

The thing about that kind of attitude though, is that it…

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Why Being An Adoptee Is Complicated

Why Being An Adoptee Is Complicated

Adoption is complicated. I know that many believe the opposite but often those opinions are formed without ever talking to the person adoption affects the most: The Adoptee. 

I never realized how many of the wounds I carried had been inflicted by my adoption. I just assumed that most people had trouble looking others in the eye, or felt like they had to walk on eggshells so they didn’t get abandoned again, or kept everyone at an emotional distance so they wouldn’t get hurt. 

It wasn’t until...

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Let’s Normalize…Sobriety

Let’s Normalize…Sobriety

A little over a year ago I quit drinking. It’s not something I’ve spent a lot of time talking about mostly because that part of my past is not something I’m exactly proud of. I love Jesus and I was drinking almost every day. It’s difficult to reconcile the two—at least for me. 

So there I was, on the brink of my business exploding and I was…

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Let’s Normalize…Therapy

Let’s Normalize…Therapy

I had my first therapy session last week and it was incredibly validating. I’m not going through any sort of crisis, I just got to thinking that I have really been through a lot over the last few years and maybe I should talk to someone about it. 

She let me talk for a good 45 minutes pausing here and there to ask clarifying questions. Then, she leaned back in her chair with her eyebrows raised and said,... 

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Quick Tips on How to Write Amazing Copy

Quick Tips on How to Write Amazing Copy

Writing is one of those things that has always come easy for me. I’m grateful for it because as someone who has experienced quite a bit of trauma over the course of my life, being able to process the trauma through written word has been my safe space for a long time. 

I hesitated moving into the world of teaching others in this particular area because I wondered how I would teach people something that came so naturally to me. The reason I had been able to teach people other things so effectively is because I had to struggle through how to learn the thing first and then I could break it down for others. How was I going to do that when I had never struggled in this area?

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