I haven't been myself lately. I have been sluggish and feeling exhausted-- both mentally and physically. I continued to try and keep up with my every day tasks and found that I was not performing at the best of my ability. Recently, I found myself telling my mother to listen to her body and rest… Continue reading Listen
I purchased the book The Traveler by Daren Simkin, some time ago, while looking for some books for my kids. In the story, a guy named Charlie was afraid of losing his time so he packed it away to try and save it. He didn't realize that by trying to save his time, time continued… Continue reading Time
I think it's strange how there are so many people out in the world representing things that they do not understand. I see the appeal of just mimicking the actions of others but, when you do that, you rob yourself of the knowledge and the free will to think for yourself. If nothing else in… Continue reading Knowledge is free
When I was young, I used to love picking the white feathery stem of the dandelion. I would close my eyes, make a wish as I blew off the feathers. As an adult, I learned that my childish wishes caused more weeds to spread, grow and take over other lawns. When we think of weeds,… Continue reading Grow like weeds
Self-doubt is the killer of most everything in your life. Imagining yourself as weak leads to missed opportunities. I led much of my life in the shadows, desiring not to be seen. I thought that if I brought attention to myself, people would notice the flaws that I saw within myself. It is still difficult… Continue reading Build your Tribe, find the strength within
I had a moment last week when I felt invisible. It took me back to when I was younger, and I wondered why I didn't have many friends. I always thought something was wrong with me. I occasionally still go through the motions of feeling sorry for myself, asking myself what it is about me… Continue reading Regret, not.