FREE WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23RD!

One of the most pervasive limiting beliefs I’ve had is that “if everything isn’t perfect, I can’t be happy.“⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Those words weren’t in my mind consciously, but they informed every decision I made.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I chose neuroscience as my college major because I was somewhat interested in it, but it also definitely impressed everyone else.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀(Until I was miserableContinue reading “FREE WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23RD!”

What My Reactive Dog Has Taught Me About Personal Growth

Logically, you’d think that if something was making him bark, he’d want to avoid it. But just him, you may tend to look for exactly what you *don’t* want in new situations as a way to confirm your fears as valid in the first place.

From Party Girl to Personal Growth Coach

Just five years ago, my favorite things were parties, day drinking in the sun, and dancing away the night. There was nothing better than not knowing where my next adventure would take me as long as my besties were by my side. But what I didn’t love was constantly waking up hungover, pushing myself toContinue reading “From Party Girl to Personal Growth Coach”

Processing Grief: Healing During COVID-19

There’s so much pain in the world right now, and my heart goes out to anyone grieving someone affected by COVID-19. While I am not in that particular situation, I am currently grieving the loss of my Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Daisy. She was only 7 and in a matter of two days my boyfriend andContinue reading “Processing Grief: Healing During COVID-19”

October 2018 Lessons | On Identity, Your Dream Life, & Reconnecting with Mindfulness

Happy #selfcaresunday, loves! This week I was inspired to share the lessons that I’ve learned during the month of October. I share four major lessons: Your Identity Must be Flexible – when it comes to your personal growth journey, you won’t get anywhere until you become okay with changing who you are. This will includeContinue reading “October 2018 Lessons | On Identity, Your Dream Life, & Reconnecting with Mindfulness”

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.

Suffering is not a norm.

Is it possible for Communities of Color to balance their cultural history without normalizing suffering?

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.

Changing Relationships to Better Yourself

It’s okay to take a break from all your family members, or to take a hiatus from seeing your friends for a couple of weeks. Especially if this means that you will grow and be a better person because of it.