Posts by Kristen Cavanagh

Kristen Cavanagh, teacher/librarian/mom/artist and Reiki Master/Brené Brown groupie/recovering Perfectionista and Queen of Good Parking Spaces blogs as part of her recovery from a 2012 black hole like life implosion.  Her dream is to develop an online “School of Self Compassion” that will connect and support people who want to take steps to feel, be brave, love, trust and receive compassion.

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You’re One Moment Away from Being Who You Want to Be

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” ~Maria Robinson

Two years ago I was in a meeting room, Monday morning, just before nine. I remember sipping on my second coffee of the day and swallowing yawns as I waited for everyone to show.

The chairperson arrived, a particularly intimidating woman who had been with the company for thirty years and held the reigns of both the finance and HR departments. No decision was made without her approval, even if you were the CEO.

I wished her good morning, …