You Are Not Your Diagnosis
When you make the decision to share your story with the world, you get the opportunity to shed a light on a dark subject. By talking about what makes us human, we’re showing others that we all struggle in some way. None of us are perfect, and a diagnosis doesn’t make you less of a person than anybody else. Separating yourself from your illness is hard but once you see things for what they are, you can be free to be yourself. There is so much more to you then your diagnosis.
Wearing Happiness:Clothing and mood
Most of us would agree that there is a relationship between what we wear and how we feel.
We hear a lot of negative things about the fashion and clothing industry and how it forces women to think they have to look like models to look good. But, there are also positive things about fashion and clothing that we really do not talk about. In my experience, wearing something that makes me feel like million bucks can certainly lift my mood. In this episode we are discussing how fashion and styling can help with individuals with their self-confidence and negative self-image.
Failure is good
Most of us think about of failure in a negative light. Failure is painful and it causes emotional turmoil and upset, and inflicts guilt, regret, and remorse. However in life, it’s necessary to fail. Failure is important for personal growth.If you’ve recently failed at something in a major way, tray to change your perspective and see failure as a learning opportunity.
Sorrow: An important Emotion…..
Nobody wants to feel sad …..but feeling sorrow is healthy.
Feeling bad is not so much the problem. Feeling bad about feeling sad: is the problem!
Sorrow is a genuine and valuable emotion. Instead of rejecting and feeling bad about it, we need to embrace it.
In this episode we talk about veterans mental health needs and importance of church in African American Community.
Perfection is foolishness
Have you ever heard from some well-meaning people, “Go back, and make it perfect?”
In my opinion perfection paralyzes people.
If you believe that you need to be perfect, you are less likely to take risks, and more likely to be afraid to take a single step because you don’t want to move in the “wrong” direction and consequently never grow.
Each and every one of us will fail, and that is okay because it keeps life real, not perfect.In this podcast episode will share some helpful tips on how to break free from perfection trap.