Self-Help

Pinky Pie Journal Reflection: Its Play Time!

In module 4 of the online course, Coaching is Magic, the material teaches us some therapeutic benefits of laughter and play. Personal development, therapy and any other kind of self-work can often become very serious. Many times there are many negative issues that need to be brought to the surface and addressed. However, there are lighter aspects of getting to know… Read more →

Flutter Shy: 50 Acts of Kindness… Towards Myself?

If you’re a regular reader, you’ve likely been following along to my current post series based upon a free, My Little Pony-themed personal development course, “Coaching is Magic”, featured on Udemy. In module 3, the class covers Flutter Shy. Flutter Shy embodies vulnerability, kindness and sensitivity. When I first watched this module, I struggled with what to write about. My inner… Read more →

Apple Jack Exercise: My Schedule Scrub!

Apple Jack is probably the pony that I most-embody outwardly in my every day. Many of the materials that were linked in this section were useful and spoke to my constant life-editing and my natural, efficiency-driven mode of operation. I really appreciated the Byron Katie resource links in order to increase empathy of others and honesty towards conflict resolution. Continuous maintenance or tidying… Read more →

Rainbow Dash Reflections: What Does It Mean to Be Unapologetically “You”?

  Welcome to the first installment in my blog series on “Coaching is Magic” by Katie Cleary, an online personal development course featured on Udemy. This blog post corresponds with module one’s pony, Rainbow Dash. Here, I’ll be posting some of my own thoughts and reflections as I go through the module. To get the full scoop, I invite you to… Read more →

A Stoic Mindset for a “Clean” Mental Workspace

I recently wrote a short introduction to one of my favorite philosophies, Stoicism, in Choosing A Stoic Approach to Delivery. There, I talked about the initial purpose of Stoicism and why I am choosing to approach the event of delivery with its influence. In this post, I’d like to talk more about what my mental process and practice of Stoicism looks like.   The… Read more →