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Did a Childhood Embarrassment Shut Down the Song You’re Meant to Sing? [Guest Post]

A guest post by Jenny Collins, Blog Manager for The Carol Blog and Content Director at Live Your Truth. 

You have a song you are meant to sing.

Each of us does.

Whether it’s literal or figurative, your song is your voice—that thing you’re uniquely designed to express and release in this world.

But shame, embarrassment and other circumstances in our early years seem to find a way of shutting our song down before we ever get a chance to hit the high notes.

Last summer, Carol Tuttle and I were in a meeting online talking about songs that would be on the soundtrack to your life, and at some point, I asked her if she liked the song “Brave” by Sara Bareilles.

She didn’t recall it off hand so despite my almost life-long apprehension about singing in front of people, I nervously crackled out the lines to the chorus:

Say what you wanna say/And let the words fall out/Honestly, I wanna see you be brave.

“You have a good voice!” Carol responded. “Do you sing?”

“No!” I said emphatically. “Only karaoke with family or with a group. And never by myself in front of people.”

“Why?” she asked.

Immediately it hit me.

I knew why. Or rather, I remembered why.

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Dressing Your Truth’s 4th Annual Best Dressed True-To-Type at the Oscars 2015

Here it is! The 4th annual Dressing Your Truth “Best Dressed True-to-Their-Type” Awards!

Each year we select several women who express the 4 Types of beauty and honor the celebrities who are dressing their truth on the red carpet at the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony.

But unlike most “Best or Worst ” fashion commentaries out there, our list focuses only on the positive by honoring the celebrities who are dressed in alignment with their natures!

Who knows, maybe they are ones you noticed looked particularly amazing, too!

See who made our list this year.

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5 Amazingly Simple Steps to Start Creating a New Reality Today

Do you sometimes wish you were living in a different reality from the one you have now?

You might already know to some degree that you create your reality—each of us does.

So whether you are aware of it or not, you are already living the laws of creation—but you may not be as conscious of them as you’d like.

To support you in becoming a more conscious creator, here is the simple 5-step process of creation that I teach in my book Remembering Wholeness.

Whether it is money, time, health, love, friendship—these 5 steps will give you the tools you need to start doing your part in allowing God to bless your life.

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Bringing Your Sexy Back: How to Honor Your True Feminine Energy

With February comes Valentine’s Day…and many expectations about love, romance and sex—most of them unrealistic!

But we can set ourselves up for major disappointment when we’re looking for validation outside of ourselves or to calm our insecurities.

We’ve talked about love and romance true to our energies before.

But in this new episode we discuss our thoughts on Valentine’s Day, redefining sexy and what it means to embrace your true feminine energy.

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How a Change to Your Hair Can Change Your Life [Guest Post]

Enjoy this guest post by Jenny Collins, my Blog Manager and Content Director.

A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” – Coco Chanel

I quote this often to my friends as encouragement the moment I hear one of them talk about getting a new haircut.

Because our hair really does reflect our lives.

And making a change to one really does change the other.

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