There’s a light in everyone, and not just metaphorically. Even physics says that we emit energy and light into the world (think infrared light). Back on the metaphorical plane, each of us brings something unique to the world - our own individual light. We think, see, and feel differently than the people around us, shaping our talents, interests, and actions. But how do we decide when and how to bring our light forward? Are we even aware of it? This can sometimes be confusing.
Where do you go when you don’t know where to go? How do you follow your own internal compass when your “true north” isn’t clear? Often when we feel existentially lost, we have to go inward and sort through our goals, desires, and feelings of fulfillment (or lack thereof) to discover what it is we truly want in life. To find direction. “True North” can be tricky because we have different parts of us that want different things. When I felt lost and hopeless, my counselor helped
Cha-cha-cha-changes… are both inevitable and can be the hardest part of navigating our lives. They’re especially difficult when we feel tugged along without will or agency about the direction we’re headed. While change is a constant, we do have the ability to guide where we go and how we progress. Additionally, we have the ability to decide how we want to be in relationship to change. I've always had a mixed relationship with change. Intrinsically, I love change. I love progr
The first step toward meaningful change can often be the hardest. We have external and internal blocks that keep us from reaching our potential, often shutting us down before we’ve even left the gate. Maybe we feel like we're too old to pivot. Maybe we feel like we've already invested too much into our current trajectory. Or maybe we're just comfortably uncomfortable in the routine we've created. This inertia can leave us feeling stuck and frustrated. At times like these, we