Category: self confidence

Standing up to a bully – Why is it so hard?

Standing up to a bully – Why is it so hard?

I had enough and I am Standing up to a Bully!  I have been bullied all of my life.  Bullies come in all shapes and sizes, they can be men or women, family, friends, and strangers.  It can start out innocently enough and progressively get worse.  Often the victim of bullying suffers greatly as a …

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Believe her when she says there is a problem…

Believe her when she says there is a problem…

  I was profoundly affected when I first saw this talk by Ashley Judd.    She too has been made out to be a bad person, so I am sure that is why I relate to her.  Do I agree with everything she says  or how she has gone about expressing it?  Absolutely not, but that …

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Thank you Taylor Swift!

Thank you Taylor Swift!

  Taylor Swift this week has show incredible grace under pressure.   She is fearless in her pursuit for what is right.  Taylor Swift is in court as a result of a sexual assault that she endured.  Mind you she is in court because the assailant is suing her because he lost his job as a …

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Weekly Affirmation – Confidence

Weekly Affirmation – Confidence

Each week I find it helpful to use affirmations.   I personally find using the same affirmation for 7 days more effective, so I will share them each Thursday with you. You may ask why Thursday, well it usually is the day of the week that I struggle the most.   I found Sunday’s as a start not working …

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Weekly Affirmation – Self Love

Weekly Affirmation – Self Love

  Each week I find it helpful to use affirmations.   I personally find using the same affirmation for 7 days more effective, so I will share them each Thursday with you. You may ask why Thursday, well it usually is the day of the week that I struggle the most.   I found Sunday’s as a start not …

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Try

Try

I recently saw this video by Cobie Caillat and it impacted me.   In a beautiful, uncomplicated way. For so long I have been trying to be someone – truth be told; someone anyone else will like.   Forgetting that I need to like myself.   That I only need to please myself.   That the opinions of others …

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Weekly Affirmation – Success

Weekly Affirmation – Success

Each week I find it helpful to use affirmations.   I personally find using the same affirmation for 7 days more effective, so I will share them each Thursday with you. You may ask why Thursday, well it usually is the day of the week that I struggle the most.   I found Sunday’s as a start not working …

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Are you allowing fear to run your life?

Are you allowing fear to run your life?

We all have fear.  It is the instinct that keeps us from danger.   It is normal to be afraid of a hot stove, a burn can seriously injure us.   It is not normal to be afraid of change. Change can be scary.  But what if you just focused on positives of a change instead of …

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About Patience

About Patience

I will admit it I am not patient.  When I selected patience as one of my words for 2016 I had no idea the significance of the word this year.   I have all year written about my struggles with patience.   Today I am a different person than I was a year ago.   Patience has played …

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Weekly Affirmation – I grow in confidence…

Weekly Affirmation – I grow in confidence…

Each week I find it helpful to use affirmations.   I personally find using the same affirmation for 7 days more effective, so I will share them each Thursday with you.   You may ask why Thursday, well it usually is the day of the week that I struggle the most.   I found Sunday’s as a start not …

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Rev. Colleen Kulikowski