This Is 30

It feels so good to finally be here. Anticipating thirty was about as enjoyable as going to the dentist for a cleaning. I hate the dentist and I hated working up to turning thirty. It made me queasy. It made me panic. It made me question what on Earth I have been doing my whole […]

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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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Fearless

Let’s talk about fear. Fear cheers you on as you remain stagnant. It keeps you complacent. It bars you from achieving everything you are capable of. ItΒ keeps you hiding in the shadows and cowering away from your incredible potential. It coaxes you into compromising who you are, telling you that you aren’t good enough and […]

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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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