Extraordinary Love: Loving Self (Part II – VIDEO BLOG)

Extraordinary Love: Loving Self I don’t know that many of us were taught as children to love ourselves in a healthy way. The programming we receive as children teaches us that the love and acceptance of others is more important than the love and acceptance of ourselves. I believe there is a stigma attached to loving…

The Truth About Effort & Self-Worth

Effort is a good thing … unless you find yourself tying your sense of self-worth and value to it! I remember standing in the hallway of St. Francis De Sales School with my fingers crossed. I was in 2nd grade and I was hoping and praying that Sr. Miriam Therese would call my name so I could go up and claim my highly coveted prize … a small blue and white button with the word ‘EFFORT’ emblazoned across the front of it.

The Values Paradox

Sometimes it takes losing something or someone to help us gain clarity on what we value in life. One way to prevent this from happening is making sure our values are in alignment with our actions, in other words … internal and external integrity. If I asked you to make a list of the 5 things you value most in life … what would be on your list? If I asked you how much time and attention you devote to those things or people on your list … what would you say?