Living Free

“Technology is best when it brings people together.” – Matt Mullenweg I drafted out this blog post with the initial title, “Technology Takeover,” and though it’s the focus of this post, it’s not the outcome or solution. Something I’m trying to do more of is focus on the outcome instead of committing the problems or … More Living Free

Enjoy the Ride

“Just slow it down enough to enjoy the ride.” — Julian Casablancas I barely made it with my “one blog a month” promise, but here we are just in time. To say the last few months have been a struggle is an understatement, but what matters is that I showed up to fulfill the promises … More Enjoy the Ride

Staring at Success

“To me, the model of success is not linear. Success is completing the full circle of yourself.” — Gloria Steinem I was staring at the remnants of my vision board thinking I was staring at scars. When really, I was staring at success. This was my second vision board I had put together. The original one wasn’t even … More Staring at Success

Doing This for Me

“A book is a dream you hold in your hand.” – Neil Gaiman It just hit me one day: I’m not getting any younger, I’m not going to randomly stumble across additional free time, and my novel isn’t going to write itself. It was this same day that I realized I needed to continue doing … More Doing This for Me

Gratitude

“We sometimes underestimate the influence of little things.” – Charles W. Chesnutt This whole year has been a big lesson for me. When something starts out good and then it feels like things come crashing down, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. This pandemic has been challenging for … More Gratitude

Building Boundaries

“It is necessary, and even vital, to set standards for your life and the people you allow in it.” – Mandy Hale If there’s one thing I’ve learned during quarantine, it’s that setting boundaries is hard no matter how many times you do it. You might get better at it, but each time feels just as challenging … More Building Boundaries