Some people struggle with overconfidence, with overselling themselves, with thinking they’re God’s gift to the world. Not me. I think a lot of us tend to … Continue reading Reminder: You actually don’t suck.
Most goals (like a second-grade research project) aren’t actually hard; they just take time Here at The Herald News, we have a scary elevator. From what I understand, it’s the second oldest in Massachusetts, and it took me a while … Continue reading 3+ME: Goals? Take the stairs
If I don’t exercise first thing in the morning, I’m not going to at all. To squeeze it in before work, I have to hit the road around 5:30 a.m. And at this point, it’s (mostly) a habit. Even if … Continue reading 3+ME: I need to break my habit of going to the gym
They say “Hamilton” is an amazingly mind-blowing Broadway show. Often enough, I disagree with “they.” But in this case — holy cow “they” are right. It’s … Continue reading Like Hamilton, there’s a million things I haven’t done
“Where do you picture yourself in ten years?”
Lately I’ve been ALL ABOUT motivational podcasts and online classes and Facebook groups, and they all ask the same thing: What’s your “why”? What motivates you? What’s your ultimate goal for your life?
And sure, I want to “do more with my art” (whatever that means) and “publish my book.”
But what’s my “why,” my reason?
If at all possible, I like to overdo things. Sometimes it feels like All The Things. But that’s the problem: I WANT to do All The Things! Life is short, right? Especially when you’re only five feet tall. (hah…. short … Continue reading Inktober and NaNoWriMo: Sometimes you can’t do All The Things
Ah, glorious sugar. Unless you’re Charlie Brown and unfortunate enough to get rocks tossed into your trick-or-treat bag, candy is your primary motivation on Halloween. Everything else about the holiday leads to it. Sure, there’s the costumes and the scary … Continue reading 3+Me: Don’t save your best Halloween candy for last