Buffering Regret With Consensus

If we let other people’s opinions determine our path, it is no longer our path. Life is hard enough without adding other people’s doubts, fears, and insecurities to our decision-making processes. Most likely, we have enough worries of our own that having more will not really help us anyway. If we use other people’s opinions…

Take The Trip (Some Unsolicited Advice)

Take the trip. Try new things. Do not wait. Life changes quickly. Tomorrow is promised to no one. Be brave. Take a chance. Fear is an excuse. Busy is an excuse. Conformity is cowardice. Procrastination is cowardice. Embrace whimsy. Chase your dreams. Every moment matters. Nothing is insignificant. Your muse will not find you. You…

Stand Up And Be Judged

We cannot live a meaningful life while also expecting everyone to like us. It simply will not happen. If we are attempting to be ourselves, to fulfill our potential, and to live a life in accordance with our truth, someone, somewhere will look down on us. Someone, somewhere will have something bad to say about…

Fear Of Change Is The Fear Of Loss

Fear makes us perceive the potential for change as the inevitability of loss. Fear is a thief. It steals opportunity, growth, and relationships. It tells us that, if we will lose control, we will lose everything. It lies to us by saying that, if only everything stays how we think we want it, all will…

Change Of Choice

If energy can only be changed, not created or destroyed, we must decide what kind of change we are going to make with the energy we have. We do not get to choose all of the input we receive in our lives. We do not get to decide the circumstances we are born into and…