Sometimes, we lose sight of what makes life worth fighting for. Don't forget to live in the present – it's not about the destination. It's about the journey.
I thought about you today. I think about you most days. Your smile, your laughter, your kindness. And how annoying your voice was when you’d yell at me to “wake up and get ready for school!” Sometimes, I think about how proud of me you said you were. Sometimes, I think of how disappointed you … Continue reading A Note to Mom
Do you ever feel like you’re not living up to your full potential? Does it seem like your abilities always fall shy of the mark? Do you give up because that’s easier than facing failure? I do. And I feel like a shitbag afterwards (mainly due to the giving up part). Here’s the challenge: I’m … Continue reading The Slow Rise from Mediocrity
When I eventually lay down on my deathbed and look back over the years, who do you think will stick out the most? It will be those who had the greatest impact on my life. The people who lifted me up, pushed me forward, and pulled me ahead. The people who I’ve built deep relationships … Continue reading Who to Look to for Inspiration When You’re Lost
Despite what the title suggests, this post isn’t about imposter syndrome. Not entirely, at least. Self-doubt is a part of it, but it’s more about why I get so down on myself when I’m not working or being productive. Truth be told, I don’t know how to relax. Or I should say, I don’t know … Continue reading The Reason I Am My Own Worst Enemy
Did you know a scientific journal is only read by seven people on average? This statistic excludes fellow psychologists, scientists, and doctors reviewing their peers’ work – students writing a paper requiring academic resources aren’t factored in either. But it does include the average Joe, Jane, or J. Meaning, the majority of people in the … Continue reading 5 Habits to Help You Lead a More Positive Life