I Want to Run

Lately I’ve been feeling like running. Not from anything. But to a lot of things. And for the past several months, when I walk into my job, something inside of me is screaming “run, run, run!” More on this to come soon... but for now... here’s this week’s Ted Talk. My favorite quote from it…

It’s That Simple, And That Complex

There's a great line from The Avett Brothers song "Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise": "Decide what to be and go be it." The key to a happy and fulfilling life is really just that simple. And it's also that complex. In fact, just deciding who I want to be is often a struggle.…

The Importance of Self Confidence

Self confidence. For me, that's one of the most misunderstood concepts in life. I used to associate self confidence with arrogance. I wrote about something similar to this in a blog post a few months ago. But of course, it's not anything like arrogance. In fact, arrogance may very well be a lack of self…

Be Your Own Hero

I don't know about you, but every time something traumatic happens in my life, I get small. I think most people do. But for me, if something "bad" happens, no matter how little or huge, whether it's a rude comment or the loss of a loved on, I naturally start to shrink. It's my automatic…

A Quote for the Heartbroken

Yesterday I was listening to Rob Bell's latest podcast. Josh Radnor was on the show and it was all about quotes. Being a writer, I guess I'm predisposed to really loving quotes. And I really loved this show. There were tons of great quotes and the discussions surrounding them were awesome too. Really, just about…