A mountain bike ride on unfamiliar terrain made my legs burn, my breathing strain, and my frustration flare. That wild path also led me to a valuable life lesson about mindset, focus and moving forward.
Like many people, at times I’ve found it challenging to accept my body. I’ve realized that self-acceptance feels way better than any particular weight or size; it nourishes your soul and never wears thin.
When a precious jewelry redesign went awry, I began to understand that imperfect is not “less than.” We all have our flaws, and they don’t have to detract from our beauty, our value, or what we deserve.