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How being a Failure can be a Good Thing

Yesterday, we talked about the importance of seeing opportunity in failure. Today, let’s talk about why failure can be a good thing… Failure occurs every day, everywhere, and to every one. To reiterate from yesterday, it’s all in how you look at it… will it be an opportunity for you, or a setback? Let’s look […]

You See Failure, I See Opportunity

We’re back to our 10 Ways to Blog Your Truth lessons during the 31 Days series, and we’re half way through! I hope you’ve been learning something from these posts – I know it’s been great for me to blog each day. Today, let’s talk about failure – and opportunity. I asked my husband recently […]

What Good Are You Doing?

A man named Gerald Jampolsky once said that if we are willing to help others, we can learn to be happy rather than depressed. I agree. It’s one of the reasons I blog about what I do. Yesterday, I shared why using your message for good is so important, and today I want to talk […]

Using Your Message for Good

The world of social media and online connections is a vast playground. You can meet all sorts of people – those who are doing good things and those who aren’t. So how can you make sure you’re one of the good guys? Simple. Use your message for good. Whatever you have to say, whatever you’re […]

How Being Authentic Almost Cost Me

Being authentic in your blogging is at the heart of the entire 10 Ways to Blog Your Truth talk that I give. It’s a critical aspect and learning to do it can mean great things for your blog, for you, and for your readers. Yesterday, we talked about what being authentic means and why you […]

The Importance of Being Authentic

Yesterday, we took a break from the 10 steps to blogging your truth and looked at one of my truths – grief. Why? Because in blogging my truth, I have to be authentic. If I stopped everything I was doing to do something completely different – this 31 Days series – just to join in […]

So What’s Your Story, Morning Glory?

Telling your story – your authentic story – is so important to blogging your truth. In fact, it IS your truth. That’s why I encourage people to own it. So how do we own our stories? Well, I talked a bit about why in yesterday’s post, and today I’ll cover a bit about how – […]

You Must Own Your Story

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will […]

Haters Gonna Hate, Yo

Yesterday, we talked about how haters get their kicks by commenting and spreading their hate all over the internet. It’s what they do. Call them haters or trolls or bullies – they’re all the same. One, they have no life. Two, they want everyone else to be miserable just like they are. I also shared […]

You Must Ignore the Haters

Ah, haters. They’re everywhere. From schools to corporate America to right next door. Hate ultimately comes down to the other person, not you. It stems from jealousy or a deep dislike of self that the other person has. It really has nothing to do with you, so you can relax. Whew! That being said, it’s […]