Category Archives: Be Yourself

Here you will find stories about myself (Ev), examples of how to be yourself, and help in your own journey towards embracing your self.

Contradictions From Message to Money

Sometimes it’s hard to give a summary of an experience you had, because you haven’t yet figured out the most important part. Sometimes that stops you from talking about it altogether. I’ve decided this isn’t going to be one of those times. I just returned from a conference called, “Message to Money LIVE.” I went… Read More »

My Piercing Story

My friend told me the other day, “I can’t picture you without earrings.” That was about the craziest thing I ever heard, because I spent 94% of my life without piercings. Most of the people who have known me the longest barely know that I have my ears pierced. Have I ever told you the story behind getting my ears pierced? Click here to read about it.

Not Cold and Heartless

“I’m thankful for…stuff in my life. You know, just general things.” That’s about all I had to say. I wasn’t satisfied with my response, but couldn’t think of a way to make it better in the moment. My contribution left me feeling slightly cold and heartless, and generally not appearing that thankful for anything. Read More >

What Does it Mean to Be Yourself?

Have you ever felt down in the dumps? This past week I seem to have lost all direction, and it’s starting to turn into a bigger existential crisis than I had anticipated. I don’t know what I’m doing. I don’t know where I’m headed. I’m at the point of giving up. Not giving giving up. More stop caring giving up. Or stop trying for awhile giving up. Have you experienced that? >>

Why I did it… 10 Revealing Reasons for Why I Did the Things I Did

Sometimes in order to understand yourself better, you have to distance yourself with time, perspective, and brutal honesty. Turn the camera back on you and ask yourself, “Why did I ____________?” The answers are not always flattering. In fact, this is another blog entry that has me quaking in my boots to hit publish on, because it doesn’t paint me in the best light. Hope you can relate…at least a little! Click to read why I did it >>

9 Questions to Discover How to Be Unique, Be Authentic, and Be Yourself

There will never be another you. Your life—YOUR LIFE—has significance. YOU are important. YOU have something of value to offer the world, and the rest of us are missing out if you do not completely show up in your own life. Why not embrace who you are and start living a life that truly reflects you—your habits, thoughts, emotions, feelings, and ideas. How? Click here to learn more about how to be unique, be authentic, and be yourself >>