Random Acts of Kindness Not Just for Strangers

Like the term "self-empowerment," this whole Self-love thing is being talked about all over the place. But what is it, and why does it matter? It's about how we think and talk about ourselves, and also what we do with and for ourselves. How we think and talk about ourselves, is probably the most critical.
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Set Boundaries Like a Mo-Fu: Shouldn’t it Be Easier?

Self-Empowerment requires a certain level of assertiveness when it comes to what we will and won't accept in our various roles in life: at home, at work and in friendship. In other words, Boundaries! Boundaries point to what we require to be our best selves, to feel sufficiently safe and secure, and do our work in the world...
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Beware the Ageist Within

You don't have to be old to feel the influence of arbitrary age markers. In recent conversations with a couple of women clients, issues of age and future career dreams have come to the surface. I’ve been grappling with this myself, so I thought it worth exploring. The overriding fear/worry is that it’s “too late.”
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If I Put Myself First …

If I put myself first I will disappear, will be forgotten. I will disappoint the people I care about most. They will be hurt by my withdrawal, and exile me from their life. The guilt will overwhelm me. I will be alone and isolated, a forced imprisonment kind of feeling.
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