As Americans, we are an impatient set of people. We tend to want things instantly, like popcorn. We have very short attention spans it seems, and the minute we get what we want, we’re on to the next desire. Often we even get aggravated or lose interest when things don’t materialize as instantly as we’d hoped. As toddlers, we pitch fits and throw tantrums when we don’t immediately get our way, but most of us grow out of that childish phase. Of course we currently have a leader that resembles a toddler in his actions, and also throws tantrums and shuts down the government when he doesn’t get his way, so I suppose we don’t all grow out of it.Read more
Some people are born with confidence, and some of us struggle with it. And for those of us that struggle, sometimes believing in yourself and having self-assurance can be tough. The thing about confidence is that it’s not quite a destination; it’s a spectrum. Some days you may have the spirit to go out and conquer the world, and other days you may feel like hiding under the covers. The true essence of confidence isn’t a trait that you magically acquire, but it is a conscious action that you constantly work towards.Keep Reading
One of the issues I’ve struggled with for a long time is how to properly walk in my gift. When I was younger, I was always told that God had bestowed a wonderful gift and talent within me. As long as I followed the straight and narrow path, that mystical answer would be revealed to me, as well as how to use it. Twenty three years later, I’m still trying to figure out what that is. It seemed to put a lot of pressure on me growing up, because I always wondered if I chose to be a lawyer, or an accountant, or a psychologist, which path would be the correct one, and when would it “feel” right? The truth is that moment never came, and it often left me wondering if I did something wrong, or maybe I didn’t follow that path as narrowly as I’d thought.