What Are You Afraid Of?

What are you afraid of?

My answer? Stagnation.

I’m so afraid of stagnation that even stability sometimes feels like I’m not doing enough for the sake of progress. Continue reading “What Are You Afraid Of?”

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This One is for You Gerald

Life is hard and there are always people waiting to prey on your weaknesses. There are always people waiting for your plans to fall through so that they can rejoice, either silently or with an “I told you so”. But there are also people like Gerald. People who clap it up for you when you’re doing good and clap harder when they know that its what it will take to get you through the finish line. The Gerald’s of the world check in when they sense something is off and check out when they know you need space. No strings attached. Just genuine kindness. Continue reading “This One is for You Gerald”

Switching Gears

The last couple of months have been such a rollercoaster of emotions for me. I have spent a lot of time on introspection. I’ve asked myself WHY a lot. The more I asked, the more I tried to dig deep, the worse I felt. Turns out I’d been doing it wrong. Asking myself Why wasn’t going to make me more aware of myself and it wasn’t going to give me the answers on someone else’s behavior. In fact, it negatively affected my relationship with people I care for and made me a less effective employee. What I should have been doing is treating myself like a business, I should have been asking WHAT and not WHY. Continue reading “Switching Gears”

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