Why Am I Not Good Enough?

From When Everyone Shines But You There are many fears in the world. Fear of spiders, enclosed spaces, heights etc., but a major fear I see on planet Earth is the fear of ‘not enough’. Feeling that as you are is not good enough, so you strive to be better, to be more, to be better than your fellow man, when in fact you are vast and far more expansive…

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Is It Time To Stop Censoring Yourself?

You sit alongside someone, a friend, family member or stranger and you feel you need to say something, but you hold yourself back because you are worried you may hurt that person’s feelings. This is when we start repressing the powerful wise voice inside. For some people, speaking out of turn and using hurtful words is a way to dominate others, but many of us have been taught that we…

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DESIRE – What If What You Want Is Wrong?

 DESIRE – What If What You Want Is Wrong? Are you frustrated by lack in your life? Are those things you really want just not happening? It’s easy to get attached to a specific outcome to make us happy. We’re surrounded by affluence in the West and encouraged to pin all our hopes and dreams on the outer world. While we might believe that happiness lies within, inwardly many of…

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My BIG Leap From Fear To Inspirational Public Speaking

As many of you following may know, this blog was set up by a once shy, introverted woman who was scared to speak, scared to be seen and scared to be heard. Anxiety drove my life and prevented me from accomplishing many things my heart and soul were urging me to do. At University I avoided presentations. At school, I hid at the back. In the schoolyard, I stopped speaking…

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Kelly Martin Speaks: 10 Year Blog Anniversary

  Kelly Martin Speaks: 10 Year Blog Anniversary 10 years today I wrote my first blog entry. This blog was initially meant as an online public journal where I got to express myself when I felt very insecure and socially anxious. Fast-forward 10 years and since that first post ‘Why I Became A Vegetarian and Why I Quit‘ I’m officially: Less socially anxious Far more secure as a person I’ve written…

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STRONG Unparalleled breakthroughs of an epic scale incoming!

Dear Blog Readers…. Sorry for being an absent parent to this blog for some time now. Life has been a bit crazy. From experiencing the old black dog of depression for several months which caused an identity crisis to health issues and survival issues related to an upcoming home eviction, you could say that life has given me a whole lot of writing material for my blog. But instead of…

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When Everyone Shines INCLUDING You NEW BOOK by Kelly Martin

When Everyone Shines INCLUDING You NEW BOOK by Kelly Martin  Hey Everyone, I’m sorry for the delay in posting about some big changes in my life lately, but lots has been happening. Not only did I reach the youthful age of 40 I also published my second book in ‘The Shine Series’ When Everyone Shines INCLUDING You. This was quite a journey for me, because originally I had never envisioned a…

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The Silent Files – Destruction Of The Old Identity – Part 2

(This post was left in the ‘not good enough’ pile of drafts in 2011, so much has changed since I posted, a re-birthing did take place and I became an author) Releasing Your Identity Part 2  Continued from Part 1 HERE I know deep down there is gold within me. A divine quality I am yet to face. The worldly distractions need to be removed so I can really face who…

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The Silent Files – Destruction Of The Old Identity – Part 1

Release Your Identity Part 1 (This post was left in the ‘not good enough’ pile of drafts in 2011, so much has changed since I posted, a re-birthing did take place and I became an author) The only way out is through. I have heard this saying a few times lately. The spiritual journey has many twists and turns and then you come to a place, after much dissolving, after…

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Are You Ready For Love? Self-love and Vulnerability

Are You Ready For Love? Self-love and Vulnerability It’s funny, I am not normally bothered about Valentine’s Day. I have spent a few years now celebrating ‘Quirky Alone Day’, a day dedicated to singles who feel empowered being single, but also to couples who want a different way to celebrate this often very commercial time of the year. Yet as I scrolled Facebook, I saw competitions to enter and the…

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