Week 9: Resilient

To be resilient is to be flexible yet hearty, buoyant...adaptable.  A resilient person is someone who tends to recover from or adjust to misfortune or change.  I bet we all have someone who pops to mind, or maybe even a few come to mind. I know, for myself, a few people come to mind.  As … Continue reading Week 9: Resilient

Optimism is my choice.

Since starting 52 words, I have barely written anything else. I have started a few posts but haven't finished them because since I started 52, I worry I won't complete it. My follow-through has not been the best the last several years so every-time I sit to write, I feel like it has to be … Continue reading Optimism is my choice.

A Bump in the Road

I started the new year with high hopes it would just roll with goodness and 12 days in I had a setback.  The sickness came to my house and my reaction was beyond ridiculous. I am very psychosomatic so stress makes my guts react, normally with puking but over the last few years my anxiety … Continue reading A Bump in the Road

Week 1: Kindness

When I think of a random act of kindness first thing that comes to mind is paying for the person in line behind you which is very thoughtful and nice but feels a little superficially kind to me or maybe even just nice….. But if you talk about paying off student lunch debt, that carries a little more kindness- kids need food, the dude behind you won't go hungry if you don't pay for their beverage.

In retrospect, the future…

As the year comes to a close and the stress of preparing for the holidays floats away I cant help but reflect on all the things I did not accomplish this year.  It it so incredibly easy to go straight to the negatives, I did not write as much as I wanted to- I got … Continue reading In retrospect, the future…