Posts in Courageous Living
When Sorry Isn't Enough

We all make mistakes. Some are big and some are small. Of course we should apologize whenever we make mistakes, but there are instances where “sorry” just isn’t enough. There are so many people that don’t know how to apologize the right way. We are automatically told, especially as little kids, to just say sorry all the time and it’s not that helpful when we don’t get shown why we need to.

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Every Little Thing Your Friends Say about You Adds Up

There are many different types of boundaries that you need to create in your life. We all know how we want to be treated and the truth is that we want to be treated well. There is one thing that doesn’t get talked about enough when it comes to boundaries though, and that is how we let people talk about us to other people. I’m mainly talking about how friends introduce you to others, if it’s not respectful or kind. For example, if they introduce you to other people as the difficult, picky, or bitchy friend. Sometimes our friends fight boundaries because they are new to them or are inconvenient.

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How to Actually Talk About Yourself to Strangers

Oh, small talk! Sorry, but there are times when we can’t avoid it. In episode 11, I spoke about tips and tricks for avoiding people. However, sometimes we just can’t. We have to go out into the world and there will be people who love to talk to us. In the spirit of giving and making things easier for you, I’m going to give you some tips and tricks on how to actually talk to people about yourself and talk to strangers.

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Designing A Introvert Friendly Home

I’m one of those people who loves watching HGTV, shows like Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, and the lottery dream home things. It is fun to see people who are able to DIY their dream home and have to be frugal about it, or even those who are able to find their dream home without renovating it at all. It’s part of the strange American dream of having a home. For me personally, it’s all about having your own space.

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Avoiding People 101

People find it funny whenever I talk about all of the ways I have avoided people. Avoiding People 101 is part serious, part funny. The truth is, everyone has their own ways and reasons for avoiding people, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with it. Sometimes you just don’t want to talk to somebody, or you can’t stand being around toxic or negative people. This advice is not just for introverts because it can be awkward around certain people, no matter who you are.

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