The Tracey Yokas Blog


Just Finished, Up Next
09 July 2015

Just Finished, Up Next

There is no answer, no magic bullet, no potion “out there.” For a long time I believed I took up all the wrong kind of space in this world. I judged myself, harshly, based on the double digit size of my pants, and I felt “less than” because I didn’t live up to society’s expectations of how I should appear, or my own. Reading this one book didn’t eradicate this belief, and I still have plenty of tough days, but this one book did remind me there is something better than “endlessly pushing the boulder of obsession up the mountain.”

Click the photo to find out what's better.

Just Finished, Up Next
06 June 2015

Just Finished, Up Next

A few words about what I'm reading and why. Click the photo to learn more. . .

Your meme or mine?
03 June 2015

Your meme or mine?

The other day I was scrolling through my morning Facebook feed when I saw a meme that stopped my pointer finger in its track. The meme, posted by a friend of mine, read, “Sometimes the strongest among us are the ones who smile through silent pain, cry behind closed doors, and fight battles no one knows about.”

Oh, no, I thought. No, no, no.

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The Gifts of Imperfection
10 April 2015

The Gifts of Imperfection

A few short words (for now) about my lady love Brené Brown , her work, and what the lessons in The Gifts of Imperfection mean to me.

You’ll be seeing these words—Courage, Compassion, Connection—here a lot. Click my picture to find out why. . .



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