As I prepare to self-publish my second novel, I realize how I let my indolence (mostly sluggish because of my ignorance in the indie author process) control my attitude towards reaching towards my dream. For my first novel release, instead of giving into my excitement and learning the process for myself, I allowed someone else… Continue reading Drive your own dream
As I drove into work on last Tuesday, my car connected with my phone. I backed out of my garage, waiting for the sound to fill my morning. Instead of playing the audiobook that I am currently listening to, it began playing music randomly from my iTunes library. The first song that began to play… Continue reading Get Motivated
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
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.
I am currently, and slowly, reading Jodi Picoult's A spark of light. If you haven't heard of it, no worries, I won't spoil the story but I will refer to it some throughout this post. We are living in an age of publicly opinionated people. For most, they choose to hide behind their computer screen,… Continue reading Live your free-willed life