Can you learn to trust yourself?

Being able to trust yourself is a struggle for all of us. Most of the time, we are taught to do the opposite of our first reaction – waiting three extra days to text that person you actually kind of like, or second-guessing your career choice, or putting your passions away for something more practical. Read More

Self-Care & Therapy aren’t “Just Gora Things”

Imagine that everyone in our community took a little time for themselves, to nurture their needs, and to become a little more self-aware. Consider a world in which our parents, cousins, and all the Auntys we knew took a little time for self-love and personal growth, and a little less time for judgement. Read More

What You Can Learn From My Scam Story

I get a call from someone impersonating an officer, with all my information, concerned about missing a court appearance for jury duty. Not only have I never even been called in to jury duty, but I have also never had any experience with missing a court date. I fell into the trap of listening to… Read More

Always Jealous? Here’s How to Deal With it:

There’s nothing worse than floating around in a directionless space. But we have all experienced, most likely on a daily basis, ourselves constantly critiquing and comparing ourselves to everyone physically around us and in our newsfeeds. The antidote to feeling lost? Using your Comparison Envy as a teaching tool for what you truly want. A… Read More

Start Your Manifestation Journey with this Mantra

In the past week, I have re-framed my mindset to this: Set It + Get It.  It’s that simple. What’s important to note is that half the work is in setting the goal itself. And you know why? Because we get tripped up in thoughts like this: “what’s the point of it all anyway? what’s… Read More

Mind, Body, Soul: Personalize Your Self-Care Routine

We forget to focus on the third part of our self-care trinity: the soul. Read More

Scheduling Time for Self-Care, Creativity + Managing Anxiety (video)

I created a video on my YouTube channel, BetiGrewUp about mastering habit trackers and organizing activities of self-love into your daily or weekly routines. Subscribe to my channel for more videos on self-discovery, self-care, and mental-health-related topics. My upcoming video series is focused on what contributes to our sense of self and how we can… Read More

Finding Flow + Self-Sustaining Happiness

I’m currently 23, and spend half of my time being productive and determined to achieve a set of goals, while the rest of my time is spent wondering what exactly I’m doing, where else I should be living, the other lives I could be leading, etc. etc. It get’s damn tiring, to say the least.… Read More

How to Stick with New Year’s Resolutions

Setting goals, and sticking to them, may not be as hard as you think.
Today, I bring you some Education Psychology via Albert Bandura’s concept of self-efficacy to break it all down. Read More

Discovering our Sense of Self: Ego vs. Self

Being able to determine when you are listening to your Self or your Ego can help you get to the root of more of your issues and allow you to gain access into what you truly what from life. How frustrating is it to go from one place to another, one job to another, one relationship to another, all the while not ever expecting yourself to be fully happy? Read More