Welcome to My SelfAware BlogThe number one factor for professional and personal success is self-awareness.
Forgiveness is often a misunderstood concept for the betrayed, hurting, neglected, and abused. How do you extend forgiveness when your close friend betrays your trust and tries to undermine your relationship with others – or when a coworker hijacked your...read more
An excerpt from The Self-Aware Life by Nancy S. Kay Humility, genuine humility, is a rare and precious characteristic. It is not low self-esteem but the ability to allow another the place of honor and to be fully transparent without shame. I believe humility is often...read more
Optimism affects our lives with either its abundance or its lacking. I often say that you can tell much about a person through their eyes – their story, their pain, their hope. Even in a photograph, the eyes cannot lie. They tell the truth whether they are dim with...read more
While most people love adventure (in varying degrees), we all also crave a degree of certainty. We love to rest in the familiar – to stay in our comfort zones. The ability to sink into what we know and let it form around us like memory foam brings us a sense of...read more
When most people think of loss, they probably think of it in terms of losing a loved one – a parent, a child, a partner, a friend – but loss comes in many shapes and sizes. My friend, Beth, experienced a variety of huge losses over a thirteen year period. She was...read more
You’re a people pleaser, and you know it. But isn’t being there for your friends a wonderful thing? Shouldn’t wanting to please the people you love most be considered an admirable and honorable thing? And helping others in need is a service of the heart, right?...read more