Even if You’re the Strong One, You Need Help and Support Too

Asking for or just straight up needing help and support doesn’t make us weak; it makes us human. Always being the giver or everything having to be transactional where we see people as a means to an end or feel as if we have to earn support first or pay it...

What Does It Mean to Be Emotionally Available?

When someone is emotionally available, they feel and know their feelings instead of avoiding all or some to limit vulnerability. It’s not that we know every feeling at every moment; that’s not how humans operate. However, we have a consistent, healthier...

Podcast Ep. 218: Three Vulnerability Habits to Live By

In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I talk about the three vulnerability habits we all need to build on: admitting what we don’t know, admitting when we’ve made a mistake, and admitting when we’re in the wrong. These habits...

Asking For Help Isn’t Reserved for Struggles and Emergencies

This year, a chief focus is pushing myself to ask for more help than I’m comfortable with. Thanks to being an over-responsible child who then became an over-responsible adult, I am well versed in “being strong”. My default setting is doing things myself, which...