7 Things to Believe When You Think You Can’t Do It

7 Things to Believe When You Think You Can’t Do It

Over the past six days, God has spoken to me twice regarding my inner thoughts and feelings.

Last week, I was wondering whether I should keep writing this much – between my blog, writing entertainment stories, reviews and feature articles, my wrists and arms have been in pain. I have carpal tunnel to thank (NOT) for the aching, every time I do what I love to do. Continue reading “7 Things to Believe When You Think You Can’t Do It”

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three

You made it! Here are the last ten pieces of wisdom I’ve learned in 30 years of life. Thank you so much for taking time out of your life to connect with my heart, soul and mind! I hope you enjoy the finale of my series, and that something spoke to you, touched you and encouraged you! Continue reading “30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three”

It’s Okay NOT to be Perfect

It’s Okay NOT to be Perfect

My need, want and expectation for perfection almost led me to abandon starting this blog.

If things aren’t perfect, or if I don’t know for sure that they’ll be “right” or successful, then I won’t do it, or I’ll procrastinate until the very last minute, when I have no choice but to do it.

I can get away with this for a freelance assignment because I have a deadline, but with a blog, no one is telling me that my posts are due by a certain date or time; either I write and post or I don’t. It’s all up to me.

To get over perfection, I had to make the decision to live the mantra “Get comfortable being uncomfortable”. I had to let go of the ideal of perfection and hold on to the ideal of progress, of working towards creating and becoming my best. Continue reading “It’s Okay NOT to be Perfect”

How to Overcome FEAR and Choose Faith

How to Overcome FEAR and Choose Faith

Sweaty palms, heart thumping, tense shoulders, a pit in my stomach, cold feet and gassiness. I feel all of these things as I sit down to write this blog post, and they almost kept me from doing it.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been afraid of something, at every stage of life. As a kid it was speaking in front of people, and every Easter poem recital at church turned into me crying, gulping tears and gasping for air, then running to sit down, not one word of the poem being uttered. From being scared that I’d die swallowing a pill to thinking I’d break my leg, face or neck trying to roller skate with the cool kids, fear often kept me from or moved me to do or not to do things.

The older I get it seems to be more difficult to take risks, put myself out there, share my opinions and speak my mind. Continue reading “How to Overcome FEAR and Choose Faith”