You Are Enough; You Have Enough

Today we were thankful for all of our blessings.

Our home.

Our family.

Our health.

Our employment.

And tomorrow, many will start the consumptive hyper-drive that is holiday shopping.

I urge you to pause.

Recall that your compulsion to buy is mostly spurred by big business advertisements, crafted to make you feel insufficient, and comparisons to social media lives, drafted to make the writer feel “good enough.”

She is good enough. So are you. And you don’t need to buy more, accumulate more, or gift more this year. You don’t need to suffer the January debt and the February clutter.

You are enough. You have enough.

Enjoy a slow-paced weekend.

Author: Angela Dora Marchesani

My name is Angela Dora Marchesani. I'm a nerd for all things personal development and human behavior, with a special interest in health and stress psychology, emotional resilience and utilizing strengths as the basis of personal development. I have a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Rosemont College and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Stockton University. Additionally, I hold a certificate in Holistic Health Coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and was granted a certificate in NonProfit Leadership From Arcadia University’s School of Continuing Education. My professional experience includes work with Women's Resource Center, The Renfrew Center, Manor College and Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, and I'm a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. In my personal life I'm passionate about education, crazy about my cats, committed to raising my son to be a healthy and happy man, and "sort of into" lots of things, including gardening, painting, paddle boarding and cooking.

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