Overly Cautious: How I’m Convincing Myself to Take More Risks

I am a fairly cautious person. For good reason––the world is a dangerous place! You never know what could happen! (Someone could not return your hello..! Or the new menu item you order could turn out to be terrible!) But despite those realities.. I don’t want to stay in my comfort zone. The comfort zone is a […]

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Walking into Maturity

Maturity can happen as a natural by-product of one’s life experiences. But it can also be actively chosen. Like when you choose to receive someone’s love based on the way they intended it, rather than on the way you are inclined to interpret it. That’s a choice.

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Breaking Out of the Comfort Zone

I have so many comfort zones. Like the cave of my bedroom, in which I can do everything I need to: Eat, sleep, stay warm, watch TV, write, read books, and even see humans (via Skype)! I can do it all without leaving my room! But, as amazing as my room is, I’m realizing there is […]

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Stepping Out

At one point during high school, I told my corporate lawyer mother that I wanted to be a secretary. It seemed so perfect. I could spend all day organizing and making things run efficiently and assisting my boss with whatever he/she needed. I felt confident I would make an excellent assistant. But she immediately told me no. No? […]

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