• Intentional Living

    Influencing Your Inner Critic

    Influencing Your Inner Critic | RJ dela Cruz

    Here’s the thing: we all talk to an inner voice—sometimes longer than we talk to other people. This inner voice learns its language from one’s past, especially from the traumatic, hurtful, and distressing parts. As a result, this inner voice usually becomes a person’s own villain, discourager, or critic. Some may argue that a positive outlook is enough to disarm the inner critic. If you’re a believer of this, I highly advise that you stop…

  • Intentional Living

    Power of Showing Up Raw and Honest

    Power of Showing Up | RJ dela Cruz

    It isn’t easy for everyone to open up and be opened up to, especially when you have tons of personal issues you barely know how to handle.  News Flash: everybody has issues.  Another News Flash: everybody has moments when their perceived shortcomings suddenly zoom in and drag them where only their insecurities are visible.  It’s reality, it’s human, and it’s okay. On the other side of the coin, there’s this concept psychologists and life coaches…