In the past few months, I have been noticing an interesting trend where people lament their lives because there aren’t enough opportunities for them. Maybe we need to start changing how we understand opportunities. For so long, we assumed or were led to believe that once we’re old enough, the right opportunities would come our … More Creating Your Own Opportunities
Taking up space – the one thing I am terrible at and have to work on consistently. I never liked it when people took up too much space. When they sucked all the air out of the room and encroached on my personal bubble. As a response to this type of character, I spent my … More Taking Up Space
It’s been over a month since I have sat down to write something. Beyond your basic email or paragraph, I have not written anything down. That time and space I’ve taken from writing have allowed me to understand my relationship with writing in a way I had never considered it before. For one thing, I … More What Not Writing For Over A Month Taught Me
I’ve been thinking lately about what could have been. What would happen if I didn’t run in the opposite direction? What if I just took that one step? What if I was bold? What would my life look like if I had done certain things? I think we all get lost in the ‘what if?’ … More What If?
Becoming the person you have always wanted to be, is a long process. It requires you to make a promise to yourself every night before bed that tomorrow you will try again, and it requires you to act on that promise every morning. It’s not an easy promise to keep to ourselves, and oftentimes it’s … More Becoming Who You Want To Be
Have you been living passively for the last year? For the past year or so, I have been watching the days, weeks and months, fly by without even realizing it. Time has flown by so quickly, and I genuinely cannot tell you where the time went or what even happened. Which got me thinking, what … More How to Stop Living a Passive Life
As a kid, I had high hopes and expectations for adulthood. I was the one kid going on and on about wanting to grow up and how it would be so freeing and liberating. In some ways, it has been, but in other ways, it has been a tumultuous roller-coaster filled with so many highs … More Why Am I Scared Of Growing Up?
Do you ever feel constrained by society? Do you ever feel trapped inside one box that you can’t ever get out of? Do you ever feel like there is so much more you want to explore and are interested in but you can’t? Chances are, you are not alone in feeling this. Society has a … More Embracing Our Complexity
We have all had moments in our lives where our fears were staring us right in the face and we had a decision to make. Did we face them? or did we turn away from them? More times than I can count, I have chosen to run in the opposite direction. At the time, running … More The Consequence of Not Facing Your Fears