New experiences can be both exciting and scary, but overcoming your fear, embracing your strengths, and demonstrating curiosity will reap the benefits of personal growth and discovery, contributing to good health.
More degrees often means feeling more shackled to a job and career. You feel pressured to "meet your full potential" (and pay off debt) instead of feeling free to take a chance. I am a big believer in never picking a job based on building a resume or because it's what everyone expects of you.
I don't know about you, but I want the leader of the free world to have high numbers when it comes to gratitude. Gratitude leads to wisdom, and diplomacy is at its best when it's built on wisdom, when leadership is infused with the graying of perspective.
Gratitude is a tricky thing; to discuss it means to talk about the things you have, or the things you're happy about. To do that means being able to walk the fine line between boasting and exaggeration and humility and sincerity.
We are purposefully placed together to help each other grow, that is the essence of family. God whispered "You are enough" into each of these folded papers, quieting the questioning voice inside me, constantly wondering if I will have what it takes when they need to take what I have.
In that delirious conversation, I told my mom that my husband would do a good job of raising our four-year old, and she didn't miss a beat. She told me to 'snap out of it. Planes are built to take on wind shear. We'll be fine.'