Entries tagged with “Self-Confidence”

A Dependable Strength Sticks With You Over the Years

Relying on your dependable strength allows you to live a happier and fuller life—take it from a 78-year-old expert on living better.

Are You the Author of Your Life’s Story?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a problem with authority. When I’m stopped by a policeman for some minor infraction, I stammer and sweat. Immediately my thoughts go back to…

Book Review: Professional Troublemaker

Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter ManualBy Luvvie Ajayi JonesPENGUIN LIFE/VIKING Imposter syndrome is real—just ask Luvvie Ajayi Jones, author of the New York Times be…

Do You Make Yourself Difficult to Love?

When someone says they love you, is your first impulse to argue that they can't?One night when I was 21, a man with curly copper-penny hair told me: I love you.Under the streetligh…

Luvvie Ajayi Jones’ Guide to Professional Troublemaking

The author of “Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual,” Luvvie Ajayi Jones offers a guide to dealing with imposter syndrome, boosting self-confidence, and becoming a professional troublemaker.

Power Up Your Soul’s Purpose

Your soul purpose may be hiding within your solar plexus chakra. “The third chakra embodies the energy of self-confidence that says, ‘This is me. This is who I am.’”

Shop Courageously: Learning to Trust Your Judgement

Find your strengths and feel worthy of that next big purchase.We were deciding where to hang some paintings."Over the sofa," I suggested. "Oh, but then we'd have to hammer nails in…

Sometimes "Sorry" Means Something Else

Having agreed to meet a friend for lunch, I waved while entering the restaurant.“Sorry I’m late,” I said.She looked up at the clock.“You’re not.”“You look great,” I said. “Sorry I…

The Messy and Magnificent Geneen Roth

Geneen Roth shares helpful insight why we need to face our challenges head on.

Using the Pelvic Floor as an Energetic Gateway

“For years, consciously contracting my pelvic floor when I felt unsafe or when I needed a little more power and confidence was really helpful for me … It creates a kind of energetic shield of protection between me and the world.”