To be honest, I never felt like it was brave thing to do -- share my life story about physical and mental illness; it just felt right. My only outlet was theater, and it felt like the only way I could express the angst, anger and sadness I had been feeling about my life.
Dreams are fantastic, we always have them. But don't dream your life away. Reality is better than being on the wrong side of the sod. Most days are average but that's what average is. But it's really going to be something, when I grow up.
I used to be all about resolutions. I would come up with a great list for each New Year, things that I wanted to change, things I wanted to work on, etc. The lists were great, but the resolutions never worked.
There's something about traveling alone that puts everything into perspective and makes you realize you're capable of fantastic things. You learn to love loneliness. For any fellow wanderlusts planning to take the plunge and roll solo, here are a few things you can expect along the way.
To experience happiness and that deep sense of well-being and satisfaction with who you are, what you are doing, and who you still desire to become you must contemplate daily on what it means to be authentic.
What we have been trained to do is see our dreams as a literal mandate from our hearts, minds and imaginations. However, when you are given the key to the clues that the dream holds, you are no longer beholden to one form that your work can take.