What’s The Difference Between Being Selfish And Being Self-Aware?

What’s The Difference Between Being Selfish And Being Self-Aware?

Sometimes, in therapy, I find myself explaining the difference between being self-centered or selfish, and being self-aware. When I do, I suspect I am talking with someone who is hiding depression. Someone with perfectly hidden depression. Their belief? “If I ask for...
There Is Simply No Comparison. That’s Very Good For You.

There Is Simply No Comparison. That’s Very Good For You.

It used to be called “keeping up with the Jones-es.” Keeping an eye on whether lawns were trimmed. Kids were polished. Who served the best martini or chicken broccoli casserole. Now we have the giant reflective mirror of Facebook and other social media...
Boots, Nuns, Bras & The Journey To Believing In Yourself

Boots, Nuns, Bras & The Journey To Believing In Yourself

I remember watching “The Sound Of Music” for the first time. My mother took me to see it on the “big screen” in Memphis. It was our first girls trip together. And if my memory is correct, the first time my 40 year-old mom had driven solo on the...
5 Life Lessons I Have Learned From Being A Blogger.  So Far.

5 Life Lessons I Have Learned From Being A Blogger. So Far.

This month marks my 18-month anniversary as a blogger. A toddler blogger.  Barely up on my feet.  Waddling around.  But very curious. Coming out into the social media world has been quite a trip.  Literally and figuratively.  Due to those of you who are taking your...