I had the incredible opportunity to appear on the inimitable Karen Finocchio’s One Tough Muther podcast the other day. Our conversation went farther, deeper, more intimately into issues that so many of us face today, than I have heard on any podcast before. I have posted our conversation here.
It is so important that we peer into the dark recesses of our minds, our hearts. It is so important that we take a flashlight into the fearful corners of our soul, for monsters only grow in the darkness of denial.
It is okay to feel scared.
It is okay to feel sad.
It is okay to feel ashamed.
It is okay to feel.
The real question is, are we going to let those lethargic, low-frequency, icky-feeling emotions—and all that we use as an excuse to wallow in them for a lifetime—define who we are and how we live, or are we willing to embrace our vulnerability, embrace that which makes us dynamic, interesting humans, and recognize that our individuality only adds to our worth. The uniqueness of our experience here on earth only weaves more richly the ornate tapestry of who we are…and who we are is invaluable.
We all have our stories, we all have a past.
Who do we want to be now, in our powerful present?
Join our conversation, tune in to the beauty and brilliance of what you have to offer. You are so supported, surrounded by love, and by the end of listening to the above episode, you just may discover that you are, in fact…ONE TOUGH MUTHER.
Polo REO Tate was born in Lansing, Michigan, where her family has deep ties to the community. Her Great Great Grandfather was Ransom Eli Olds (R.E. Olds), a pioneer and prolific inventor most notably responsible for inventing the first internal combustion automobile—the Oldsmobile. Growing up, [...]