When asked what you fear most, what comes to mind? Spiders? Public speaking? Not finding true love? We all have different fears, and various reasons for having them. Often our fears are locked tightly away somewhere in the back of our minds, and only come out to play when their safe hiding place might be threatened. Many of us have had to face our biggest fears, but some of us live with them hidden just beneath the shadows. What do I fear most? Failure. For most of my life I
What does being authentic really mean? Does it mean doing what everyone else does and calling it unique? No. Does it mean stealing another's ideas and claiming them as your own? No. Being authentic means being real and genuine. It means being you. There is only one of you. One of you with your ideas. One of you with your eyes, and your smile, and your thoughts, and your emotions. That is the you that you should share with the world. Who really wants to see a bunch of copies?
Letting go is never easy. Letting go of expectations. Letting go of hopes and dreams. Letting go of love. These things that we fear are what keep us up at night, and haunt our thoughts during the day. We fear losing. We fear missing out. We fear not being good enough or enough at all. Why do we fear these things? Is it because we want others to believe in things that we don't even believe in? Is it for the show? Is it for the false image we strive to create so that nobody see
Some days you just feel lost. You are confused. You have no direction. You wake up with no intentions of getting out of bed, and yet you eventually manage to peel back the covers, roll over, and feel the cold floor beneath your weary feet. These are the days that lack motivation, inspiration and personal drive. It is nothing to be ashamed of, but you feel as though you have let everyone down. You feel like you have let yourself down. Things are not going well. Things are not
Anxiety. To some, anxiety is a made up condition that's all in your head. To others, it is a feeling that can manifest itself mentally and physically and destroy precious moments in your life. Anxiety takes away your control, challenges your happiness, and overwhelms your thoughts. I had an anxiety attack a few days ago and I am not even sure what caused it. I had just gotten home from a mini vacation and was on the way to pick up my dogs from the vet. Funny thing is, is that