This past week I presented a workshop on finding your authentic self with my trusted sidekick, my mom. I received so much feedback and requests from those who weren’t able to make it that I figured, why not turn our discussion into this week’s blog!

It was our intention for this workshop to provide concrete practices, which we all can incorporate into our lives, to truly tap into those amazingly, unique people who we really are.

I have a soft spot in my heart for this workshop, as it wasn’t too long ago that I felt completely disconnected from my real self. Nothing in my external life was matching my innermost desires, and it left me feeling anxious, sad, frustrated, misunderstood, lonely and sometimes even, depressed. It makes perfect sense that I would feel that way. I wasn’t being true to who I really was, and I was completely ignoring the real me.