I am of the opinion that everybody should be treated the same. In discussion with a mentor of mine, a conversation developed around how we see others and subconsciously form judgements, usually before we know anything about their story. He asked me, as someone who has grown up working hard to overcome the restraints of […]Read more "Judgements."
There was a lady I used to work with. She was in her seventies and had watery eyes that always looked like she was about to cry tears of happiness. She didn’t have to work; she had had a rewarding career, was well versed, and had travelled to locations as a solo female that I […]Read more "Gift."
I have been asked, through a mentorship program at work, to answer the question, “who am I?” I have been thinking about my answer more and more leading up to my presentation next week and have found that I am becoming more and more reserved as I edit draft after draft; therefore I decided today […]Read more "Who Am I?"
The theme behind this post is practice. Why? Because I am starting this blog without any photography experience except taking holiday pictures on my iPhone. They say that in order to master something, you must devote 10,000 hours of practice to it. I’m going to throw a random number out there and say 10,000 hours […]Read more "Practice."
Sometimes we don’t see things in the moment. We miss the subtle characteristics or the eccentricities that fill life, as we go about our days focused on what we need to do next, rather than being in the “here and now”. As well as becoming more aware of the way our actions impact other people, mindfulness […]Read more "Here and Now."
I find accepting praise, even when it’s deserved, extremely difficult. It’s not unusual to feel squeamish and awkward when hearing someone acknowledge your triumphs and talents. I wonder why that is. Not allowing myself to see my victories has led to a loss in determination and self confidence. What is worse is that, now I’m […]Read more "Praise."
I have formed a knowing inside myself that the world I see before me could not have been the subject of random chance. I’d like to think that me being born was not decided by 400 trillion to one odds, as discussed in Mel Robbins’ Ted talk ‘How To Stop Crewing Yourself Over’. I’d like […]Read more "Little By Little."