Articles by Jena Field
I have been eyes-wide fangirling about Brené Brown recently. Her TED Talks on the power of vulnerability are changing the way we think as a culture about authenticity and connection.
“If one more person tells me to be grateful, meditate or improve myself, I am going to punch them in the face,” I think to myself. Then I feel guilty for disregarding the less fortunate.
I was the queen of procrastination. Attending a university triggered a whole host of self-doubts: I’m not good enough, I’m not smart enough, I’m definitely going to fail — you get the idea.
Everyone has an inner critic. Mostly, our inner critic is like a well-meaning parent, pointing out our mistakes and weaknesses, basically nagging us to be better.
Anxiety is so in right now. Everyone from Beyonce to Prince Harry is talking about their struggles with anxiety and how they overcome them.
For socially anxious people, the fear of being judged or criticized can be overwhelming, so much so that any social interaction can seem threatening.
Cam modeling can be an emotional rollercoaster. As cam model Nikki Night once stated in a Forbes magazine interview, “When you’re in front of that audience, there’s such a high, and there’s such an energy … you’re laughing, you’re meeting people and then all of a sudden, your show’s over."