Afraid of going it alone. Afraid of failure. Afraid of what people might think (or already do). Afraid of my giving my all and going nowhere. Just like a lot of people.  Maybe even just like you. What would happen if you admitted your deepest fear to someone you cared about?  Someone you trusted?  Someone […]

It’s been difficult to put into words the frustration surrounding the utterly improbable political situation we now find ourselves in.  Was it because white Americans didn’t spend enough time considering their privilege?  Was it because fanatics and raving lunatics on both sides were screaming at the tops of their lungs and failing to provide anything […]

I’m filled again with hate—not hate for people, but hate for the way people make me feel about everyday life. I hate the fact that I am being made to feel fear. I hate that others are poised to take advantage of my fear and use it to malicious ends. I hate that this election […]

I’ve spent the better part of the last week coming back to reality from vacation. I met so many wonderful people and had such deep experiences that I’ve found myself trying to find ways to make the positive and challenging aspects of my time away a permanent fixture in my life. Something that I’ve been […]

It used to be that I enjoyed dealing with complex problems.  It used to be that I got a charge out of being in the heat of the moment and working to fix things.  It used to be that I loved being able to learn new things in the rush of everything. But it’s all changed.  I’m angrier […]

I’ve tried to more deeply consider the meaning of the word “adventure”; what it ultimately means to my soul, what it might hold for me in the future, and what I can do to cultivate more of it. I’ve been working harder lately to try and treat more things in my life as such. Getting-up […]

One thing that has always irked me about interacting with other people is getting interrupted when someone asks me for information or tells me “that’s more than I wanted to know”.  I always feel as though that’s a cop-out and an automatic response to something that isn’t going to hurt them in the least.  It’s […]