I had so much I wanted to write today. So many ideas and stories. Instead, I want to normalize being unable to create because my head’s just not in it. That has to be okay, for today. I’m sitting here, knowing what I wanted to write about, but instead, I find myself disappointed at the … Continue reading Normalize Being Unable To
Rejection from different points of view: As the person being rejected and,As the person having to reject another Lately, I’ve noticed an uptick in people, especially online, being unable to handle rejection. When we’re rejected, in most any situation, our first reaction is to try and understand why. When we’re rejected, whether in-person or online … Continue reading Rejection – A How To
It was Friday early morning and I had just finished a zoom meeting at about 9:00 am when I logged off my computer and all the lights went out. I thought I had blown a fuse, but after checking and understanding it had to be something else, I went outside. My next-door neighbor was also … Continue reading A Short Story About Perspective: A Day Off
Today, I’m asking anyone who is reading this to make a commitment to do whatever it is I ask below. I know. A tough one. Some of you don’t know me, so you’re not sure what to expect. You can stop reading here and go on to the next piece of writing… But, if you … Continue reading Five Full Minutes. Can You Do it?
I’m almost afraid to acknowledge how quiet it is right now in my apartment building, on my street – everywhere, really. Dead quiet. It’s like the birds even know it’s a solemn holiday. This kind of peace is what I crave every day. As I’ve gotten older, I swear either my hearing has gotten incredibly … Continue reading Quiet Please