A few months ago, I had a fantastic conversation with Monica Packer (@aboutprogress) about the uncomfortable, rewarding, and essential process of self-expansion.

As human beings, we have a strong drive to develop, create, learn, and grow. But the uncertainty of growth keeps many of us afraid to start the enriching process of developing who we are. And, to be clear, it IS a process. Self-expansion isn’t about meeting metrics or checking off goals. It’s a mindset. It’s about striving, staying open to possibilities, and being courageous enough to tolerate the inevitable bumps along the way.

In this episode, I discuss with Monica the importance of expanding ourselves and how constricting this process and taking refuge in stasis and what is familiar, limits not only our peace with ourselves but also our ability to whole-heartedly love our partner. 

Listen to the full episode to learn more about how the courage to grow will impact every aspect of your life, including your intimate relationship. 

To learn more about this topic, consider enrolling in my Art of Desire course for women!

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