Our journeys are more alike than they are different. In fact, generations before us have lived similar journeys, faced similar challenges and celebrated similar achievements. And generations after us will do the same.
The idea that we and our journeys are special and unique may actually hurt us more than it helps us.
Yes, self identity and expression are so crucial for our happiness.
But community, relating to other humans and being in the presence of others fill our souls in ways that we can’t achieve alone.
We need both – to know and be ourselves in community.
I write everyday because it allows me to voice what is at the surface. Once that is out of my head, I can dig in another layer deeper. My daily writing practice has been my greatest exploration of self and humanity. Sign up here to receive these thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.