44 minutes | Dec 29, 2020

just me: Life Lessons for the New Year

In this end-of-the-year solo episode, I share 21 life lessons for the New Year. Below are the lessons I share and discuss, and (as promised) links to all the blogs/articles referenced throughout. 1.      It’s okay to be a thinker. Thought Catalog - 5 Little Reasons Why It’s Actually Good To Be An ‘Overthinker’   2.      Everything matters.   3.      There is insight in every emotion – good and bad. Blog – All the Feels   4.      We can only ever love to the extent that we understand love.   5.      Our relationship with our self takes time.   6.      Life has different seasons. Check out Ep. 9: How to East the Stress of Self-Care with Megan Weigel, DNP Blog – The Gift   7.      Nothing ever goes away, until it has taught us what we need to know. Quote by Pema Chodron   8.      The point of relationships are to trigger our shit.   9.      Our brain can’t always be trusted.   10.  Set boundaries. Check out Ep. 15: Meeting Needs in Relationships with Dr. Kirstie Overstreet   11.  It’s not easy to listen to your gut. Thought Catalog - These 3 Important Tells Mean Your Gut Is Speaking Up And You Need To Listen   12.  Maybe there is no right and wrong.   13.  Life knows better. Blog - Maybe Life Knows Better   14.  Everything that matters is happening inside us. Blog – The Ruse   15.  It is what it is.   16.  We actually can change others… but only by changing ourselves. Check out Ep. 18: Using Awareness & Perspective to Move Forward with Bryan Falchuk Thought Catalog - When We Give Up On Others, We Give Up On Ourselves   17.  All change starts with awareness.   18.  Life is only lived one step at a time. Blog – The Moment   19.  Trust the process. Thought Catalog - Oops, I Bought 3,000 Instagram Followers   20.  The reaction doesn’t belong to you. From Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Big Magic   21.  Agree to disagree. Check out Ep. 73: just me: on empathy amid controversy   Follow me on all the socials: Instagram @kaciemain_writes, Facebook @kaciemain.write, or Twitter @kaciemain_write. Find my book – I Gave Up Men for Lent, the story of a jaded, hopelessly romantic, health-conscious party girl’s search for meaning – on Amazon, Kindle, and Audible. And for everything else you want to know about me, visit my website at www.kaciemain.com Please SUBSCRIBE, SHARE, RATE, and REVIEW the podcast! Follow the podcast on Instagram @TheBetterYouPodcast. And you can email the podcast at TheBetterYouPodcast@gmail.com
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