4.175 Discover

If you could discover more of something, what would it be? What tugs at your heart? What lifts you to your toes? What draws you like a mouse to peanut butter? What whispers make you go silent so you can hear what they are saying?

4.174 Not a natural

Watching the Olympic trials, I am in awe of the diligence and perseverance that the athletes have in order to perform at their level. When I was younger, my awe was reserved for those who were naturals. I remember two separate occasions in middle school and high...

4.173 Asserting myself

Asserting myself, especially in the face of “authority” has taken practice. I still have a long way to go, and I appreciate the signs I get that I’m doing better. I was at a doctor’s appointment with my mom at a health center that services...

4.172 All along

It had felt at times that all problems were mine to solve – residual beliefs from my childhood. I was the person you’d bring in to clean up the mess. When I became a parent, I realized that I couldn’t solve everyone’s problems including my...

4.171 A different kind of procrastinator

As a life long procrastinator, it has been interesting to shift into being and early riser. Procrastinating has always been coupled with staying up late. While I have been waking early, I am still a procrastinator. Instead of staying up until the wee hours of the...