Holding back our opinion. Accommodating. Saying yes when we mean no. Fitting in. Dropping our dreams. Pretending to be someone we’re not. Laughing too loud. Pretending to be interested. Not asking for help. Hiding. Not speaking up. Forcing ourselves to like the same music they do. Chasing that unfulfilling career. Buying the big house that […]
Don’t like things because they’re cool, acceptable and appropriate. Don’t like things because everybody else does and you think you should too. Don’t like things because they help you blend in seamlessly. They won’t. And you’ll only end up hanging out with people that don’t seem to get you. Because neither do […]
What will they think? That’s often our first question. What will they think? Our friends. Our Mom. And Dad. Our family. Our neighbors. Our kids. And the kids’ friends’ parents. Our hairdresser. Our Facebook friends. Our colleagues. And peers. Our 6th grade teacher. Our cat. And dog. But what do we think? […]
December is Quote Month over here on the blog. I’ve always been an avid quote collector and have always been fascinated by the power and profound impact that just a couple of words – seemingly casually strung together in one compact phrase – can have. They can inspire. They can turn our perspective upside down. […]
I’ve always been very good at fitting in, at living out someone else’s expectations. My challenge has always been to do my thing. I’ve always been very good at trying to be everything to everyone. A never-ending task. Only to end up being someone I’m not. What I was after, was other […]
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