Month: January 2013


Feel Like You’ve Got Nothing to Offer? Don’t buy it.

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsOne of the most paralyzing things that prevent us from offering our gifts and talents is the belief that we do not have something valuable to offer.MY STRUGGLE ...For a long time my struggle with self-esteem was related to accepting that I was an introvert. Susan Cain explains it excellently in ...


Life Lesson: Balance is Necessary!

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs These past two weeks since the new semester began have been CRAZY, scrambling to regain the rhythm of my new schedule and to resume the various commitments I've made. Honestly, although I tried my best to stay calm, I was borderline freaking out. No, I was freaking out. Not a day passed ...


Ladies, Know What You’re Worth — & Don’t Settle for Less

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs A LONGING FOR LOVE ...The longing for companionship is strong and real for us women. Some of us are shyer to admit this than others, but nonetheless, it is what it is. Put simply: it feels good to love and to be loved. Who doesn’t want the assurance of belonging ‘exclusively’ ...


One Brick at a Time

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs "I'm going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid."We all have ambitions, goals, and dreams, but too often we give up on them because it's easy to get overwhelmed. The irony is that the higher the prize, the harder it is to achieve. Many of us ...


"Self-Appreciation" vs. "Self-Improvement"

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs While reading a magazine, I came across a tragic article about young women who committed suicide, despite being accomplished & successful. These women were highly driven and goal-oriented, with big dreams and great expectations. However, the constant desire for self-improvement left them feeling stressed, disillusioned, isolated, worthless, and disappointed that they could never be ...