Everyone has their top 10 list, and here is mine. If just one of these tips helps you, I know we will make the world a happier place.
I have been blown away recently at how critical we are with each other. “You didn’t handle that well at all.” “Why are people so stupid?” “Look at this moron.” A simple scroll through social media proves that we have become a culture of critics. Even some face-to-face conversations have become confrontational, especially when ourContinue reading “Dealing With Criticism in a World of Critics”
I’d like to think of myself as a perfectionist. After all nothing is worth doing if you don’t do it right, right? 🙂 But, I found that being a perfectionist isn’t always about being perfect. We simply strive for it, and perfection changes form based on the steps we take along the way. Lie #1Continue reading “Four Lies About Being a Perfectionist”
Structure without a goal is just busy work.
In The Avengers movie, Bruce Banner turns to Captain America and says, “that’s my secret, Cap, I’m always angry,” and I felt that in my core. Recently, I have had an underlying rage simmering beneath the surface. It’s a slow boil waiting to emerge when called upon. It’s the culmination of perceived slights throughout myContinue reading “I Totally Understand The Hulk”
My mind is a complete blank. Prior to having this blog, on days like today, when my stress level is through the roof and the fear of what is to come is overwhelming, I would simply write words on paper. I would ramble through the voices in my head and get them out on paper.Continue reading “The Ramblings of Today”
It’s been a rough day. I pride myself on keeping a positive attitude. Preparing for the worst while hoping for the best has always been my mantra. When you are prepared, you can overcome most obstacles, and usually a positive attitude will carry those plans further than you expected. Unfortunately though, today is not thatContinue reading “A Case for Reopening America…or not”
It’s been over a week since I was furloughed due to Coronavirus. The first few days were easier than I expected. I had a plan for each day, and I was eager to keep busy. Flash forward a few days, and it’s not as easy. Planning and keeping a routine has helped, but the burdenContinue reading “Finding Motivation During Chaos”
My blog is called “Story Unscripted” with the tag line “This Life Is Not What I Thought It Would Be.” Why? The expectations I set for my life have rarely come true the way I envisioned them. Don’t get me wrong, I would not change a thing in my life. I am the person IContinue reading “Fumbling Through My Own Expectations”
I have always struggled with anxiety. As a child, I remember asking to hold onto my Mom’s purse while she was in the fitting room at Macy’s. It was a tactic to ensure she would come back … for her purse, not me. I have always been told that I am too sensitive. On theContinue reading “Anxiety….It’s Who I Am”