Authenticity, Creativity, General, Mindset, Motivational, Self-Care, Self-Development

Overcoming Perfectionism

This article was first published in 2015… and working on “Overcoming Perfectionism” is still a thing!  😉 The information included in this article from the book, “The Pursuit of Perfect: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Start Living a Richer, Happier Life,” by Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D., made it worth the re-share… Overcoming Perfectionism I was working on this blog post…

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Career Change, Creativity, Education, General, Introvert, Motivational, Multipotentialite, Reserved Rebel, Self-Development

Reserved Rebel: How Discovering My Multipotentiality Led to Fully Embracing My Differences

Reserved Rebel You may have seen the words, “Reserved Rebel” in the title of this website, and wondered—what’s that? Reserved Rebel is a term that characterizes my evolution from a practicing pediatrician—to a perpetually curious, knowledge-seeking writer, and passionate explorer of diverse interests. It perfectly describes the essence of who I am. I came up with it in my quest…

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Authenticity, Family, General, Inspirational, Mindful Living, Mindfulness, Motivational, Self-Care, Self-Development

Authenticity Round Up – Featured Posts

IN PURSUIT OF AN AUTHENTIC LIFE On my quest to discover ways to live my life more authentically—to use my God-given gifts and talents more wisely, and to incorporate my passions and the desires of my heart more seamlessly into the fabric of my everyday life—I came across the book, Something More: Excavating Your Authentic Self by Sarah Ban Breathnach.…

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Creativity, Dance, Exercise, General, Health & Wellness

The Benefits of Ballet

I absolutely love the art of ballet! I love how it serves as a creative outlet for me to express myself artistically. I revel in the intensity of physical exertion required, both in movement and stillness. I enjoy the mental challenge it provides— trying to remember different ballet positions and combinations, while remaining focused on my breathing and body positioning—…

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Food, General

Homemade Ramen Noodle Success

While living in Austin, TX, I discovered the wonders of Ramen… the soul food of Japan. And the restaurant responsible for my ramen noodle re-education—Ramen Tatsu-ya. The ramen noodle bowls served at Ramen Tatsu-ya are not to be confused with the ramen noodle packs of college survival years, complete with those sodium-loaded flavor packets. Ramen Tatsu-ya noodles are tender, served…

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