Fear

If you’re a creative type, you may, like me, start new projects with all the determination your heart and soul can muster. I tend to see the world like a room-size painting at some fancy museum. I stand back and look at all the parts working together. I see what could be missing and then…… Continue reading Fear

Day 20: Breaking Records

Katie Ledecky: the girl who likes breaking her own records. I sadly was unable to watch the Olympics this year. I love the USA, but my other "home team" is the Netherlands. There wasn't much to be seen from them this year (sad face) as they usually dominate in the pool. I didn't see Katie… Continue reading Day 20: Breaking Records

Day 1: Who is this for?

Today marks the beginning of the final month of my twenties. As this milestone year approaches, I’ve sadly missed out on the bliss of my last year as a twenty-something because I already felt like I’d already begun my decent in life. It’s silly, and pretty stupid, actually. Too many people in their thirties and…… Continue reading Day 1: Who is this for?

Go With the Flow

  Lately, I haven’t been inspired to do anything. And by “lately” I really mean the gaps of time over this last year that seem to be painted black. Even sitting down to write these words is something I’m only doing because God keeps speaking to me, “you need to write.” It’s never a good…… Continue reading Go With the Flow

3 Reasons Why I Hate Asking for Help

                    I was raised by an independent single mother, and taught by grandparents from a very young age that I could do anything I set my mind to. I was doused with old adages encouraging “blood, sweat and tears,” constantly reminded that “when you need a…… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why I Hate Asking for Help

Detoured Shortcuts

Long days are nothing new to me. Since coming to Nashville, I realize that time is not always on my side. It seems that in my jobs, I try to do everything as quickly and efficiently as I can, so I can get home and move on to the next thing. Breaks only come late…… Continue reading Detoured Shortcuts