As a writer, I can look at the direction a story is heading and say, “This will not go where I’d like it to go.” I can then delete the work I’ve done, edit it, or shelve the entire story and start fresh with a different idea. Doing that with your life is a little… Read More Motivational Monday: Evaluate the plot
I’ve had a frustrating realization, and I decided to share it with everyone here. My reason for it isn’t to garner sympathy, but to show how I use the skills I write about. This post may be long, and I’ll put a TRIGGER WARNING here that I’m going to be discussing the ways depression and… Read More Freeform Friday: My battle with depression
I know I post a lot about recognizing your own achievements, appreciating yourself, and so forth. What about the days when you can’t see those good things? That’s where your cheerleaders come in.
Dear Future Me, I’m proud of how I’ve handled the last few years. Between a pandemic, personal health crises (yep, all of them), and a manager who is in desperate need of leadership training, I’ve held up well! I haven’t stopped looking for that path forward. Now, it’s time for a change, and I know… Read More Freeform Friday: Dear Future Me
I wish I had a dime for every time someone threw some little cliche about change at me. That’s the kind of change I know how to use! No! Don’t go! I swear I’m not turning into a dad-joke machine! In all seriousness, I’ve been thinking about change because I may have some rather large… Read More Freeform Friday: Second thoughts about change