Habit Schmabit

I follow a lot of motivational pages on Facebook these days, and considering my high anxiety status, it is probably no surprise! This morning, as I was scrolling through my feed I was drawn to a “You ARE Enough” quote pic: and it got me thinking — just what does it take to create a habit? According to some quick searches, it certainly isn’t simply a few weeks. In fact, it can apparently take up to the better part of year in order to create a habit. Pretty daunting, especially considering today’s instant gratification mindset. The world is moving so

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Brilliance Lost: A Short Tale of Driving Home

So I’m driving home from work the other day, and as is customary with me, there are millions of thoughts racing through my head, scenarios being played out, flashbacks popping in from past experiences — suddenly I find myself mentally narrating through the most awesome opening paragraph for my story! Fabulous! It was completely inspired. It filled me with the warmest sense of pride, accomplishment and belief in myself that I’ve felt in years. It’s gone now. My brain moves too dang fast to hold onto that beautiful narration long enough to get home and get it down. This is

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3, 2, 1 Lift Off!

Nah, it’s not as exciting as the title — for you, I suppose. For me — pretty dayum! Yesterday was a fairly decent day as far as days go lately. Most likely because I spent most of it 2 hours away. Days out of the area almost always tend to be better. Go figure. The culmination of it all — and the thing that most excites me — is that for the first time in a very long time, my sleepy state of relaxation allowed my brain the freedom to compose. I can’t remember the last time that’s happened to

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