Passion is a big word. Meriam-Wester defines passion as an “intense, driving, or overmastering feeling or conviction; a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object, or concept; an object of desire or deep interest.” Continue reading
This post is supposed to be about this blog and what I want to achieve with it. But it isn’t.
You know why? Because sharing this with you scares the sh!t out of me. Continue reading
A few years ago I shared an idea I was working on with a co-worker. He used that information in a way that, at the time, I thought discredited me and hurt my career.
I was angry. I felt my trust had been violated and that I had been used. Continue reading
When my kids were small I worked full-time.
I felt like I was always running; trying to build a career, commuting an hour to and from work, coming home to take care of two kids, cook dinner, feed and walk the dogs etc. etc.
At the end of the day, my routine often left me feeling overwhelmed and incompetent. Continue reading
For most of my life I haven’t been willing to believe in anything that I couldn’t prove. I needed cold hard facts because I thought of myself as a rational logical person. Actually, I still do.
Words and phrases like spirituality, affirmation, meditation, mindfulness, fate or synchronicity made me uncomfortable. I quickly labeled ideas like this with terms like “a bunch hooey,” “airy-fairy,” or “new-age crystally crap.” If I was trying to be polite I’d think something more like “That’s not for me,” and not give the idea another thought. Continue reading
I spent most of today reading blogs instead of writing.
You know why? Because yesterday I wrote an epic post full of sass and ironic attitude.
Or so I though. Continue reading
I’m a bit of a worrier at times.
Who am I kidding, I’ve made worrying into an art form.
I don’t know about you, but my mind’s favourite time to worry is the middle of the night. Apparently there is something about darkness and quiet that is perfect for turning a small problem into a big one or a random negative thought into calamity that could occur at any moment. Continue reading
Have you ever noticed how many success stories start with something like this:
I had hit rock bottom and was living in of my car during a January snow storm. I had just enough gas left to keep me warm for a few minutes, or to drive my car really fast into a wall. Continue reading