What Happens When Pursuing Your Dreams Leaves You Heartbroken?

What Happens When Pursuing Your Dreams Leaves You Heartbroken?

“Living a life of purpose, mission, or service can be intense, sometimes heartbreaking and exhausting, and at the same time enormously fulfilling. The paradox of fulfillment is that it is possible both to have a sense of inner peace and to experience an outer struggle at the same time.” - Co-Active Coaching by Kimsey-House, et al.

When it comes to broken hearts, most of us are familiar with the romantic sort. But what we don’t always think about or experience is the kind of heartbreak that comes from pursuing our dreams.

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The Freedom Of Releasing Perfectionism

The Freedom Of Releasing Perfectionism

Since reading Daring Greatly, by Brené Brown, I’ve been thinking a lot about vulnerability and shame, and how shame from society, each other, and ourselves shapes our identities.

Perhaps one of the most profound realizations I had was about perfectionism, or achieving some form of perfection that we develop in our minds. For those of us who are intimate with the pursuit of perfection, we know how pervasive it can really be.

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