Uncomfortable: Having Faith – In what Exactly?

The first thing people say to you when things aren’t going well, or right, is, “have faith”… What exactly am I supposed to have faith in? In Yahweh? In a higher power? In Allāh? In Buddha? There are so many ideals and beliefs in this world that it’s hard to decide what to have faith in. Faith isn’t tangible, you can’t see it, touch it, or taste it – which is part of what makes having faith so hard.
But, “have faith” is the first thing we are told when we need something or someone to lean on.
Have faith, it’ll all work out. Have faith, everything happens for a reason. Have faith, you may not understand now, but you will see later.

Ughhhhhhhh!!!!!!! Sometimes those phrases drive me absolutely bonkers… And if you do have faith in a higher power, that’s great. If you don’t, that’s fine too – I’m not here to judge, merely to start the conversation…
The most important “being” to have faith in, every day, not just in times of hardship – is yourself. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Having Faith – In what Exactly?”

Uncomfortable: 5 Signs She’s Just Not that into You

You may or may not be the one lighting her fire; dating can be truly difficult and confusing. Most people play games and signals are getting harder and harder to read. But here’s 5 signs that she’s really, just not that into you… Continue reading “Uncomfortable: 5 Signs She’s Just Not that into You”

Uncomfortable: Wedding Season – Always the Bridesmaid Never the Bride

 

FL Bestie

Let me start by saying that I’m not looking for a proposal out of this blog. I am completely content in my relationship right now, and where we are at… That being said, I am a bridesmaid in two weddings this year. My best friend in Florida is getting married in November, and my best friend since high school is getting married in August… And then one of my childhood girlfriends is also getting married this year! CRAZINESS!! Three weddings in one year – talk about trying to break the bank ladies. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Wedding Season – Always the Bridesmaid Never the Bride”

Uncomfortable: Business Battlefields – 3 Signals that Award You More Influence

Consistency. Smiling. Attractiveness.

Uncomfortable: Online Dating – So, You Met on Tinder?

Chances are, if you have cable, you’ve seen a few of the Match.com or eHarmony commercials floating around. There’s a specific one right now, showing people going around telling their dogs, best friends and family members that they, “Met someone” with a smile, of course… Currently, 40% of Americans use online dating websites. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Online Dating – So, You Met on Tinder?”

Uncomfortable: Gender Equality – Until Women Don’t Want to Be Equal

Ladies, we want to be equal until we don’t… and we can’t have it both ways. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Gender Equality – Until Women Don’t Want to Be Equal”

Uncomfortable: Public Speaking – 5 Tips so You Can Say that You #nailedit

The majority of us have fears about public speaking, some, more irrational than others. But for many of us, public speaking is right up there with heights and creepy crawly things. I am NOT a professional speaker, although one day I could be (practice makes better), and I was beyond nervous before my TEDx talk. First and foremost, I must say, TEDxUniversityofNevada was an amazing event to be a part of, but it was an even more incredible event to learn from. Continue reading “Uncomfortable: Public Speaking – 5 Tips so You Can Say that You #nailedit”