who i was vs. who i am vs. who i want to be

“Discomfort brings engagement and change. Discomfort means you’re doing something that others were unlikely to do, because they’re hiding out in the comfortable zone.― Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? Inspired by Kobe…

What I Learned from Bullfighting

Bullfighting was not on my “To-Do List.” It wasn’t even on my “Bucket List.” But somehow, I found myself at a rodeo being convinced to step in the ring. The person who was…

“School Taught Me…” ?

As a tax-paying, American (or citizen of your country), do you believe your education was/is worth every penny (Sallie Mae loans and all)? Hold that thought. Let’s play the Blame…

Take Aspiring Out of Your Vocab

One of the best questions I’ve never been asked is: “How long did it take you to become a writer?” No one asks a question like that. People usually ask…

The Most Important Question

The most important question you could ever ask of yourself, is a question you should be asking of yourself every chance you get. It is a question I should be…

Ambitions, Challenges, & Unknowing

Now that I’ve turned a love into money, I don’t think I could return to doing work solely for a paycheck. Keyword: “Solely.” If you only knew your ideas could…

Distorted Reflections

On television, I don’t know if there’s much of anything positive being reflected back to us about the human race. Really, think about it. If you don’t know who you…

Gifting Our Gifts

Give yourself as a gift to the world. When you act abundantly and are expending your energy in the right places, you will be abundant. You will be a fountain,…

Knowing Vibe(z)

Do you feel when life’s tides are changing?  Sometimes things happen and I can feel the shift in momentum. It can go either way: good or bad.  Some call them…

A Short Note-To-Self

Thank you for choosing yourself. Thank you for allowing your mistakes to live aloud. I’m glad you stopped waiting for things to become “perfect”. You have grown to realize that fear…