On Owning It

Life is like riding a bike. Sometimes you have to pedal with all of the might you can muster, making your way inch by terrible inch up that long hill. And other times you can coast down with no resistance beneath your tires and the wind whipping gloriously through your hair. If I picture life […]

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Giving Up the Security Blanket

Have you ever experienced a time when you have hit a goal or achieved a significant milestone, and all the feelings you are feeling are just so anticlimactic? You don’t feel elated. You don’t feel triumphant. You just feel kind of, meh. Tonight I have my last shift at the restaurant, and as happy as […]

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Somewhere In-between

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” -Woody Allen As a twenty-something, I often feel that I am trying to find a comfortable middle ground between making things happen and letting go. I firmly believe that the universe is working with me to help me achieve my biggest dreams, but […]

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The Big Plunge

It really is astounding how quickly the universe will work to make something happen once you decide you want it badly enough. Β  After weeks of interviewing, sleepless nights, hoping, wishing, and praying- everything changed. I have accepted a position in the field I am passionate about, actually using my degree, working for a company […]

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Seconds and Inches

“Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.” -E.H. EriksonΒ  Seconds and inches. That’s all that separates our paths from each other, from our fates. One step to the left, one […]

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