Most adults have regrets. I know that I do. My biggest regret?
I wish I had more confidence in my teens and 20s.
As a young adult, I let low self-esteem and a fear of ridicule that sometimes bordered on paranoia stop me from making more friends, dating more, traveling, and taking other risks that ultimately make life more fun.
Like so many people, I was stuck in IfOnlyLand. If only I were prettier … If only I had more money … If only I met the right guy …
Lack of confidence kept me from accepting myself as I was and living in the moment. Can you relate? Continue reading
The courageous, smart and funny Mindy Kahling has a birthday this month. I would say she’s “celebrating” her birthday, but apparently she isn’t into that sort of thing.
Well, let’s celebrate her wit anyway. Continue reading
Usually I am full of energy this time of year. The warm – sometime hot – weather and the abundant sunshine naturally get my engines revving.
Typically, I’m busting with motivation to be more physically active, revitalize my social calendar, take on home improvement project, tackle a professional development project or learn something for fun.
Not this year.
It’s been unusually rainy and cold in the Twin Cities. I’m starting to wonder if spring will ever come …
Instead of waiting for an external cause to motivate me, like the weather, it’s time to stop making excuses and rev my own engine, so to speak.
Care to join me?
Leave a comment below or on the DeniseMpls Facebook page.
Bonus: Because summer is coming, sunshine or not, I’m nominating Sara Bareilles’ “Brave” as our summer anthem.
Leave a comment with your suggestions for positive energy boosters.