Still hanging in there? All you ex-athletes who are trying to become something greater. Those who are trying to achieve more after sport. Those essentially starting from the bottom of something totally and completely new. Recently I have realized that my peak age was not … Continue reading Identity Crisis? Part II
“I woke up Wednesday morning feeling…what’s the word? Is there a word? I’m not sure there is a word to describe it. Tuesday night, I was in shock. I was angry. I was devastated. In 16 years I have never felt these feelings after an … Continue reading Let Us March
In a world where everyone is just sooo busy this seems to be extremely accurate… There are very few people in my life who would meet me for dinner with a couple days’ notice and not cancel at the last second. There are even fewer that … Continue reading Priorities
“First of all, people are much more unhappy than one thinks…and there is no such thing as a grown up. Everyone is destined to experience not only the exhilaration of life, but also its inevitable darkness: disillusionment, aging, illness, isolation, loss, meaninglessness, painful choices, and … Continue reading Tragic but Realistic
I haven’t been writing a whole lot lately. I have replaced writing with reading, praying, and hoping things begin to fall into place for my precisely laid out plan for my future. I needed to take some time to fix myself. A good friend told … Continue reading What The Future Holds
We, as humans, are not perfect. We are quite the opposite. Unfortunately for us, everyone expects perfection. Even if you think you don’t, you do. People expect level-headed, rational, perfectly shaped, and proper individuals. People expect you not to throw a temper-tantrum, or have cellulite, or be … Continue reading Imperfections
I tend to worry about tomorrow rather than today. I worry about a tomorrow that is never promised and about things I can’t control.
I realize my actions can be over dramatic and irrational.
I realize I take a lot of my anger out on other people.
I realize it is not healthy for my heart or my relationships.
I realize I bottle things in so long that it irrupts, and I end up regretting my actions.
I realize it is getting better, but I still have setbacks.
I realize the people who know this about me forgive me.
It’s difficult to deal with anxiety. I understand that to the fullest extent. It can be embarrassing to reach out and ask for help. But it is worse not dealing with it at all, and letting your actions affect your life and the ones you love.
Take action for yourself. Worry about today, not tomorrow.