Carey Blakely

self development and personal growth blog
A discourse on self-development
flourish blog - personal growth and self development

Life during Covid really got me thinking about self-development and what it takes to flourish—and what can get in the way. With Flourish I explore how you and I can live authentically, pursue goals that we stick to, deal with obstacles, persevere, and ultimately thrive. 

To flourish is to “grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way.” As a noun it’s “a bold or extravagant gesture or action.” 

Let’s grow vigorously and be bold about it!

the right conditions to flourish

authenticity requires embracing change

Coming Home to Myself Part 2: Uphill / Downhill

Neither my body nor my brain could function anymore going over the same physical and mental terrain. It was exhausting. I bent over in the middle of the hill …