These 14 TED talks about self-discovery, self-love, and happiness helped me during one of the most difficult times of my life.
Embracing Pain in My Creative Process
The two kinds of pain I face in my creative process, how I deal with them, and why I choose to create even though it hurts.
How I Stopped Feeling Inadequate and Comparing Myself to Others
One simple epiphany that helped me move from feeling inadequate next to more successful people to living with confidence, purpose, and meaning.
To The Man At Starbucks With Wine in His Cup
A letter to the man who drinks wine every day at my neighborhood Starbucks to let him know—you’re not alone, I know how you feel, and you will be okay.
It’s Not Me, It’s You—A Letter to Perfection
A letter to the voice of perfection inside my mind to let it know—I’m not going to listen to it anymore, and I’m not going to do it alone.
Shame and Creativity: Why I Hate My Work Sometimes
How (and why) shame creeps into my creative process, and what I choose to do about it (so it doesn’t sabotage my whole life!)
Escaping From the Prison of Shame
How the epidemic of shame affects our relationships with ourselves and each other, how we can escape, and why it matters.
The Gossip Virus: What It Is and 5 Steps to Kill It
Why people gossip, why it spreads, and 5 simple, effective steps you can take today to break the cycle and act with compassion.