Do You Feel Stuck?

Do You Feel Stuck?  Do you feel stuck in your muck? No matter what you do you don’t seem quite ‘happy’ or quite ‘centered?’ I know exactly how you feel! I was stuck in my muck for 30 plus years. It was just plain misery to tell you the truth. In 2005, I decided it was time for me to awaken to self-discovery. I wanted to change a few things about myself and transform my Read more…

What Makes Me, Kris, A Great Mentor?

What Makes Me A Great Mentor? I was asked what makes me a great mentor so I thought I would share my answer here on my blog. (You can also read my story on my website https://krisrudarmel.com)  I know the pain of living with low self-worth. I lived it for over 35 years. I also continually self-sabotaged, had extreme self-doubt and insecurities and so much FEAR it kept me in my comfort zone for years Read more…

My VIP Art/Mentor Monthly Membership

VIP Art/Mentor Monthly Membership A few days ago, I had 2 women inquire about my VIP Art/Mentor Monthly Membership asking why the price is so inexpensive. BTW the monthly price is $27.  In the membership, I offer one group mentoring class, one watercolor class and one mixed media art class (plus if you sign up now you have access to all of the past classes I’ve taught/shared).  I chose this price because I want it Read more…

3 of My Favorite Journaling Tips

Journaling Do you currently journal? How about Mindfulness or Gratitude Journaling?  A few years ago, while going through an addiction recovery program, I learned just how important and healing journaling can be. Over the last 12 years, I’ve learned several different journaling modalities. I love each one of them for different reasons. In the Guide section in my private Facebook group (you can join here: Confident Courageous Unstoppable Women), I share 6 mindfulness journaling videos Read more…

Do You Suffer from Criticizing Yourself?

Do you suffer from criticizing yourself all the time? Boy I sure did! I constantly put myself down. I was always so hard on myself. I criticized myself over almost anything I did. It didn’t matter if the mistake was big or small, I berated myself. I always thought if I was tough on myself, it would motivate me to do better. But it did the opposite. I felt less than, I felt weak. I Read more…

2 Ways to Increase Your Self-Confidence

Self-confidence. Two big words. Self-confidence is believing in yourself and believing in your abilities. Sometimes it’s a little hard to increase and build up your confidence. One way that I increased my self confidence was writing an accomplish list of things I’ve achieved. Celebrate your success. Celebrate the small wins not just the big wins. When you are feeling down you can pull this list out and be reminded of all the amazing things you’ve Read more…

STOP Listening to Your Mean Girl Voice

So many times, we let our negative inner critic take us down… it works over time trying to keep us buried! Have you noticed this? This voice can have a huge impact on us. The 1st step is becoming aware of what you hear. The 2nd step is telling it to STOP! Just STOP! The 3rd step is having some positive power statements ready so you can repeat them often. For example, if you often Read more…

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2 Tips To Improve Your Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem What exactly is self-esteem? Self-esteem is the opinion you have about yourself, including the abilities you have with yourself. I personally struggled with low self-esteem for over 35 years. I had chronic self-doubt which can leave a person feeling extremely insecure and not sure about oneself. Which was me to a T. Tips To Help If you struggle with low self-esteem like I did – here are 2 tips to help you: STOP the Read more…

Gratitude Journaling

Gratitude Journaling has been a part of my life since 2005. I was an overwhelmed Mom who drank way too much beer. I started soul searching for things to help me be happier. I also always saw the glass help empty. I was a pessimistic person with too much negativity going on in my life. In 2005, I became aware that I needed to change some things about myself. So, I could lead a happier Read more…