I get asked a lot about the podcasts I listen to, the blogs I read and so on. I refer to them a lot throughout the blog and thought I’d start sharing what I’m digging these days. Here is the first roundup, enjoy!
It’s funny the things you see in your surroundings that can spark such an internal dialogue. Since that visit, I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of rebirth and how life constantly presents us with the gift of reinventing ourselves over and over again. It is our challenge, or responsiblity rather, to see these as opportunities.
So here I stand, at a major crossroads in my life. A blank canvas in front of me, lots of lessons behind me and an opportunity to go after what I’ve wanted for so long.
Women of all shapes and sizes become self-scrutinizing, self-hating, self-doubting, terrified, controlling, perfectionistic worriers who are in existential pain all of the time.
“Having gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”
have managed to kept the raw, naked me behind this wall for many years. The things I keep close to my heart, few people know about. I have a big heart, but it’s protected. Vulnerability scares the shit out of me. However I’m starting to learn, as I venture down this path of self-awareness, that being behind this wall can be a pretty lonely place.
The moment we stop learning is the moment we become stagnant. We stop challenging what we know. We stop growing. KEEP GROWING, KEEP LEARNING.
The goal, Chris says, is to have a streak of days that matter. To identify what gives you energy and what drains it. I want to live a life where most days matter.
The path less traveled is so uncertain it will desecrate you if you let it. This is, above all, what I’ve learned: the ability to nurture the uncertainty that resides within. It isn’t going to go away, so I embrace it and keep going. After all, uncertainty is the primary catalyst by which our journeys almost never go according to plan. This, I see now, is not a burden. It’s an opportunity.
Chase believes there is creativity inside all of us. His powerhouse of a lineup have used their creative genius as both fuel and as a compass in helping them recognize their passions and realize their dreams.