Janice worked hard. She completed her assignments on time and rarely made mistakes. She went to meetings, but often sat in the back and never said much – speaking up in large groups wasn’t her thing. She was polite to her colleagues, but cultivated her friends outside of work, and didn’t talk about her passion… Read More
I often get asked if I’m really as happy as I look on Facebook. Evidently I seem a bit too chipper, given the current circumstances of our country. While I agree there is much to be concerned about, the answer is still a resounding YES! I really am happy. Why? First and foremost, because I… Read More
“I want to be an inventor and make flying shoes.”
On this journey called life we can get so caught up in making it to our goals that we don’t take time to appreciate the milestones or the moment. Measuring progress is a great way to track goals, but too often we focus so much on the “incompletes” or “in progresses” that we miss out on appreciating what has happened and on where we are right now.
Sometimes we forget the beauty and joy of knowing that we are being watched and we have an impact on others, but this experience has taught me just that. My aunt said it best, “I’m living out loud with NO regrets!” and this is true. Los Angeles has always been a dream but now that it’s reality. All I can say is, La La Land bring it on, because in the past six months you’ve shown me nothing but blessings.
I know it’s hard to be brave. To be bold. To be courageous. But, you can be. It only takes a smidge of it to start. You can be more than you are right now if you want to.
If all you can hear in your life is “you can’t” then, let me be the one today to believe in you and tell you, “You can.” You can do more than you think you can do and become more than you are now.