Tag Archives: self doubt

What The Water Gave Me

In the not so distant past, I had what Oprah would call an “aha moment.” It all stemmed from an unexpected announcement that left me reeling. Hurt and angered by the news, I was bewildered by the injustice of it … Continue reading

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The Unquiet

I drove about 15 miles north of the city cruising at 60 plus, fingers fidgeting with the radio station dials. My ear grew weary of the same song heard over and over and so I flip, flip, flip. I hesitated … Continue reading

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What If?

It’s never a conversation between the two of us.  No, the voice inside my head only ever talks at me. It prattles on relentlessly, incessantly. I am judged before this voice – all of my faults, my fears and my shortcomings facing … Continue reading

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Good Enough

I wrote a bio for a close friend that included the words “multi-award winning” and it spiraled me into what I shall call a contemplative study, but professionals might diagnose as melancholia. I’m extremely proud of this friend who’s had … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Lessons from the Tortoise

“The secret of success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli I’ve been in a battle grappling with my mortal enemies: self-doubt and despondency. They lurk in corners and trail me like two dark shadows, nipping at my heels. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Within the past month, I’ve been the recipient of some unexpected, flattering compliments that have led me to ruminate on the practice of loving yourself and how, for many of us, it’s not an easy thing to do. We’re much … Continue reading

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