Be forwarned. I’m writing this mostly for me. If you are, like me, an expert in self-sabotage this article is also for you.
So, you have a deadline and you act like you have all the time in the world.
Or maybe you have a dream of being an entrepreneur…
My body has been so rigid for so long
I can’t believe how elastic my soul feels now
My magic was a shadow of a song
I could never pin down
I was dropped in iron and laced with steel
Went through the fire just to know how it’d feel
My love affair with words started through poems. It was in writing poems and losing myself in the weaving of the words at the tender age of 8, that I felt uniquely happy. A lot of writers will agree with me that, writing poems is very fun. …
Miss independent has a little secret
She wants the world but they don’t know
She loves her independence and she’ll keep it
But she wishes someone would teach her how to let go
Miss independent was told she couldn’t do so much
She was raised on approval and praise
Miss independent’s got…
Patience is a virtue. It’s what we teach our children and what we hope to display ourselves. We have to wait for what we want, and I believe one of the hardest things of this world is that rewards are not immediate.
But because rewards are not immediate, we have…
I wrote something in my notes app a few years ago. Something that goes a little like
“no one understands it’s all a question of self-esteem”
And I have the reciepts to prove I didn’t make it all up for my intro.
Chapter 3: Fear of not being enough
I believe feeling inadequate is a trial that befalls us all. When growing up in a capitalist world that benefits from your insecurities to sell you beauty products or protein powder, it is easy to live with a fear of never being enough.