Posts tagged Vulnerability
Why We Should Encourage Not Compare. On Leaning Into Our Fears + Sharing Our Story
From a distance,

Something can often seem difficult, harsh, or intimidating. From a distance, our eyes become fixated on all that we have yet to do. On the massive wall that we have yet to find our way over. 

We were on the road by 3:30am winding our way through narrow valley roads scattered with lambs sleeping beside their mothers, the soft sound of music from the stereo encouraging us to stay awake.
The sun was just beginning to rise as we pulled into the trailhead, quickly filling our stomachs with an apple and bar before heading up the rocky path towards the sleeping stone giants. 
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It's Time For Some Real Talk

It's been awhile. A lot has happened no doubt, but in this moment it's hard for me to think of exactly what those things are, but that's ok because I'd rather meet myself right here. It's only fair...

Feeling a little less like myself today. Actually, scratch that. I've been "feeling a little less like myself" for the past couple years. Truth is, it comes and goes, but it never goes away. It's tiresome - and that is to say the least. 

I haven't written anything in awhile for that exact reason. Well, that and I'm scared. I'm scared of failing, of opening up, of making changes, of being okay with the me that I am right now. There is nothing wrong with sharing the good parts, in fact most days I push for that, but I also realize that in order for those positive thoughts to outweigh the bad, we've got to open up. We've got to let ourselves be seen. 

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