I saw this little saying on LinkedIn and had that knee jerk feeling of screaming, "YEESSSSSSSS!" You know I love to dole out bits of inspiration and motivation, but I also love being struck by it. This one in particular seems very applicable to just about anyone struggling to impress others in some shape or … Continue reading Magic and knowing when to let go.
"Make it work!" So today is the first day of my "30 Days To Crush It" plan. What is that, you ask? It's a plan I made up to increase my strength overall so that I might pass the next ninja test on February 21 (and for those doing the math okay it's actually 32 … Continue reading Tim Gunn Said It Best…
You're skeptical. I know. A picture doesn't really prove it because that could have been minutes after I took it out of the package. I hear you. So as soon as I can get the time of solving it down to a reasonable length I'll take a video. Right now it's 7:22. And that was … Continue reading I solved a Rubik’s cube
Part 1: Before the test (I wrote this in the morning...so at this point I have no idea the outcome of what will happen during the test) Okay so let me lay it out for you. I've been going to a ninja obstacle gym since October 2018. This week, I actually committed and signed a … Continue reading Do you have the guts to fall down?
Had to have high, high hopes for a living Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision Always had high, high hopes Had to have high, high hopes for a living Didn't know how but I always had a feeling I was gonna … Continue reading High hopes: a metaphor for life and current song obsession
New year new me pretty much the same me...but with longer hair. Okay so I will admit it's that time of year when I think "How am I going to make this the BEST year ever?!?!" And then I come up with 50 next to impossible goals and pat myself on the back. So, I'm … Continue reading It’s 2019 and I’m gonna do all the things (or say I will)
It's 2018. I'm doing NaNoWriMo again. Lord help us all. For those who haven't been following my blog since November 2014 (so basically if you're not my mom or my sister), this is the second time I'm attempting NaNoWriMo which stands for National Novel Writing Month. The good news is, I finished the challenge in … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018
I'm seriously sitting here like - how is October almost done already? Tomorrow is Halloween (but of course we already did our trick or treating on Saturday), and then November 1st is the first day I get to listen to Christmas music without seeming like a complete psycho...so just a little psycho. Anyway, I don't … Continue reading October is for ninjas
It's October, yes. I know that. But in September I wrote down four things that scare me that I wanted to do in September. You see, I'm doing research for a book I'm writing about how to do hard things. It's going....about how I expected. A lot of energy in the beginning of the writing … Continue reading 4 hard things in September
Public Service Announcement: I have a survey you may want to fill out It's about understanding the process of taking on hard things. Let me explain. We’ve all done things that are hard. We’ve all overcome something or picked ourselves up by our bootstraps or have proactively taken on something hard in order to better … Continue reading You can do hard things. Now let’s hear it!