Diagnosis and Self-Awareness

It’s funny, in a dry, dark manner, that I missed writing last week for “Take The Mask Off”. Why? Because it was about burnout. And I feel like with everything on my plate right now, I’m flirting on the edge of burnout. Not only did I not write, I didn’t do a podcast either. Not … Read moreDiagnosis and Self-Awareness

In Which Robin Williams Is My Spirit Animal…

So the other day when I was chest deep in a manic episode I had never experienced before, I had been watching “Good Morning Vietnam.” I was never really allowed to see the movie as a kid. Now I understand why my parents chose to keep me from it. My wife had asked me to … Read moreIn Which Robin Williams Is My Spirit Animal…

“Nothing To Lose” #Trust30

Today’s Writing Prompt: “Self-censorship is not just self-betrayal and self-abandonment (which would be bad enough), but soul-betrayal and betrayal of our Muse, out inner voice, our highest self.” Too often we censor ourselves, our actions, and our work in hope or fear of what might happen if we otherwise don’t. What words would you write … Read more“Nothing To Lose” #Trust30

“Worthwhile Day” #Trust30

Today’s Writing Prompt:   “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.”   What is one thing you can do that would make today worthwhile? What’s stopping you from getting started right now?   My Response:   Making today worthwhile?  I’ve started it out great.  I’ve gotten to write. … Read more“Worthwhile Day” #Trust30

“Be You” #Trust30

Today’s Writing Prompt:   In one sentence, who are you?   My Response:   (First of all, makes me think of The Who and CSI.  Who are you?  Who?  Who?  Who?  Who?)   I am a determined, smart individual who always tries to make the best of a situation no matter how good or bad … Read more“Be You” #Trust30

“Number One Passion” #Trust30

Today’s Writing Prompt:   What is your #1 passion in life?  Now, imagine what would happen if you incorporated that passion into your life daily.  Write down your passion and keep it close to you.  Remind yourself of it daily, just like brushing your teeth.   My Response:   My number one passion would have … Read more“Number One Passion” #Trust30

“Energy” #Trust30

Today’s Writing Prompt:   “The world belongs to the energetic.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   It’s easy to blame our failure to meet our goals or to live our dream lives on a lack of energy, and we don’t always stop to think about the quality of energy in our lives. Yet we can choose … Read more“Energy” #Trust30

“What Would You Be?” #Trust30

Today’s Writing Prompt:   If a year from now you weren’t in the profession you’re currently in, what would you be in your wildest dreams?   My Response:   I’d want to be a travel writer.  Get someone to foot all my bills and let me travel all over the world.  I will write about … Read more“What Would You Be?” #Trust30

“Something Good” #Trust30

Today’s Writing Prompt:   Find something that happened on the day and date you were born. Write about it.   My Response:   Well, having a hard time finding something good.  It depends on your definition.   Chrysler did get an agreement from Canada for some major loan money.  This happened after they already received … Read more“Something Good” #Trust30

“Fault & Change” #Trust30

(I thought this 30 day writing challenge started on June 1st and ended on June 30th…hence the 30 days…)Today’s Writing Prompt:   I must be myself. I cannot break myself any longer for you, or you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Think of all the things that are not working in your life.  That job … Read more“Fault & Change” #Trust30