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How to Create Space for You in Your Hectic Life

Sometimes I like to (try to) put myself in your shoes. You, the reader. When I’m wearing your shoes, I’m a little skeptical about how to create space for you. In your shoes, I might be thinking: “It’s great for you to talk about creating space for yourself, Monica. You’re married, without children. What do … Read more

Let No One Become Invisible- On Seeing Others & Being Seen

Let No One Become Invisible: On Seeing and Respecting Others

Many years ago, I worked for a local school district. Few of the students knew who I was unless they attended the afterschool program I ran. One boy – I’ll call him Brian – taught me a valuable lesson about respecting others through our attention, our recognition, and our support. It was a lesson I had … Read more

Move Past Self-Doubt: More Strategies to Begin Living Your Greatest Life

Move Past Self-Doubt: More Strategies to Begin Living Your Greatest Life

No matter what good things happen, self-doubt often lurks in the dark places. I’ve noticed that sometimes, it’s when I get a compliment that the self-doubt rears up the most. A few weeks ago, I shared six ways to overcome self-doubt. Six ways is good, and I like to have a really full toolbox, especially … Read more