While sharing about BLVR's investment in us, I shared my personal story of being sexually abused by a family friend when I was six, keeping it secret until after graduating college, and about the heavy toll it took on my life.
This first step to letting people feel your heartbeat. That is, assuming you know what cause has meaning to you, or that you truly care about. This is my story of learning to share my heartbeat instinctively.
Life is full of challenges. Some are profoundly life-changing, and some are cold and wet. The ice-bucket challenge was not only great summer fun, it was also one of the most positive and productive viral campaigns in history.
And of course, regardless of the intent of the question, the answer may simply be "I don't know. I don't know how I got here or what I'm supposed to be doing." And not knowing is okay. Not asking, however, is unacceptable.