“If you are working on something you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” —Steve Jobs   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Elizabeth Su✨ (@heyelizabethsu) Ruthless (and Loving) Prioritization: 2021 has slapped me in the face and forced me to get super clear on […]

Mental Health

January 19, 2021

Monday Vibes: Vulnerability, Self-Love and Essential Oils

“In our perfect ways. In the ways we are beautiful. In the ways we are human. We are here. Happy New Year’s. Let’s make it ours.” —Beyoncé   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Elizabeth Su✨ (@heyelizabethsu) Presence: As we head into the New Year, I’ve been thinking a lot about […]

Mental Health, Spirituality

January 10, 2021

I’m Setting New Year Intentions Instead of Resolutions

Word of the Week: Expansion Life Lesson: For the last 10 years, I’ve directed all my attention towards healing myself, talking about healing myself, reading about healing myself, helping others heal themselves, creating spaces where we can heal together. And you know what? I’m exhausted. It’s exhausting to constantly live in a space of darkness […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

December 27, 2020

Update: Monday Vibes Dyes Her Hair Pink

Word of the Week: Boundaries Life Lesson: I used to DREAD Christmas dinner. Like, seriously dread. An entire gathering that revolved around food was my version of hell. I hated how many choices I had to make. I hated that my family always commented on what was (or wasn’t) on my plate. I hated that […]

Mental Health, Relationships

December 11, 2020

Navigating Unsolicited Comments and Questions from Family During the Holidays

Word of the Week: Gratitude Life Lesson: Gratitude and pain can co-exist. In fact, research shows the most resilient people are able to hold both emotions at once, recognizing the human experience is vast and validating the entirety of our emotional experience is important. This Thanksgiving, there’s a lot to be grateful for. But there’s […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

November 22, 2020

Monday Vibes: ‘Tis the Season of Gratitude

Word of the Week: Imposter Syndrome Life Lesson: A few Saturdays ago, I attended the virtual Boston Writing Workshop, where I learned a lot of new things and had a major vulnerability hangover. So this is me, with a fancy, overpriced chai latte, deciding to celebrate not a particular accomplishment but myself for showing up […]

Empowerment, Mental Health

November 15, 2020

Self Love Can Look Like Trying New Things

Word of the Week: Mental Health Life Lesson: Seven years later, therapy continues to be the highlight of my week. It’s not always fun, obviously, but it’s an investment in myself, my growth and my wellbeing—plus, it makes me feel really good. Besides, our parents, partner and friends should not be our therapist. That’s not […]

Mental Health

October 27, 2020

What Mental Health Actually Means Part II

Word of the Week: Mental Health Life Lesson: I’ve always felt deeply. I cry a lot. I have intense reactions. I can feel overjoyed one minute and full of grief the next. My mind always races, and I’m never not thinking about how someone else feels.   View this post on Instagram   A post […]

Mental Health

October 19, 2020

What Mental Health Actually Means

Word of the Week: Self-Worth Life Lesson: Last month, I experienced a week when I felt like a monster and all-around failure at life. One night, I only slept for three hours and cried for nearly 8. I found myself in a place that the start-up world calls “the trough of sorrow”—every entrepreneur and creative […]

Mental Health, Spirituality

October 5, 2020

Monday Vibes: Knowing Your Worth and Valuing Yourself

Word of the Week: Lovingkindness Life Lesson: I spent a lot of my time in graduate school researching why women are so hard on themselves. I was personally interested in this topic because I’ve had a harsh inner critic for most of my life and was always told it was because I set too high […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Relationships

September 28, 2020

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