What If…

What if. Two words that carry a lot of weight. What if I take this new job – with the big title and the bigger responsibilities – and I fail? What if I fully devote myself to writing and creativity and people don’t want to hear the stories I have to tell? What if I,…

Paralyzed

Fear has always been a significant part of this blog – identifying fear, getting to the root of fear and tackling fear head on. This whole space was created as a result of my fear and my desire to overcome it. But during the past year that fear reared it’s ugly head and somehow, before I…

Spain: Road Trip!

My heart was racing. This was a crazy idea. Crazy. With a shaking hand I signed the last piece of paperwork and the clerk handed me the keys. It was official. I’d rented a car and was about to drive…in Spain. How did I get here?

Unpacking Europe

Last fall my roommate, Adrienne, and I decided {on a bit of a whim} to go to Europe for New Years. It’s been seven months since that adventure. Seven months! It’s crazy how quickly time flies. Finally I’ve sat down and devoted time to combing through my photos and re-reading my journal entries. I think a travel recap…

Moving Forward: Overcoming My Greatest Fear

Fear. For some people it’s spiders, or snakes, or heights – for others it’s a little bit more odd. I once had a friend who was afraid of garbage bags. Yes, you read that right – garbage bags. Regardless of what it is, we all have something. For a long time I didn’t know what…

A Woman of Courage

  courage |ˈkərij; ˈkə-rij| noun the ability to do something that frightens one: she called on all her courage to face the ordeal