Ever just get the feeling that you just don't want to write anything?
I know I need to disconnect, but I'm terrible at it. I need to let my mind rest, to breathe. I need to let it recharge. I need pen and paper, I need quiet.
We can always find something to disagree on, but what if we spent more time finding our common ground?
We let our fathers, and society, define for us what it means to be a man. For many, being a 'man' is their identity. The problem? We all have different ideas of what that even means.
Roles are important. They help us establish our identity, help us give voice to who we believe ourselves to be, who we want to be. They are the measuring sticks we hold up to our lives, and more often than not we're falling far, far short.
How would your life change if you believed you were enough?
Millennials. I'm not sure about you, but where I come from that is a four letter word. Has there been a more reviled generation in the last century? Millennials are accused of being the 'Participation Trophy' generation. 'Everything was just handed to them,' I've heard people say. Ignoring the fact that someone had to do … Continue reading Millennials, Gen X, and Abraham Maslow
Writing brings me to life. It brings the world into sharper focus, helps me process difficult emotions. It's a gift that I received and a gift I will share.
Keep moving forward, knowing that you will fail, but don't forget - failure doesn't define you. It might loom, big as a mountain, but it will soon be a speck in the distance.
For now, however, is the stillness. Unlike most days, I'm not so ready to shoo it away for I know it to be an elusive thing, easily scattered like the fog on a summer's morning.