Plan your 2021

I know that you’re getting everyone’s end of the year musings, and I will not be that different. I guess that, as with every ending, we seek to understand what happened, hoping to cherish the good and to avoid repeating the bad. In my case, trying not to repeat BAD planning. Don’t you hate whenContinue reading “Plan your 2021”

Let’s stop pretending

I’m a very shy person (blame it in part to my perfectionist issues), even if those who know me might be surprised to hear this. So last year, as part of forcing myself out of my comfort zone and growing, I started attending an improvisation workshop.I’m not going to lie. It’s freaking hard for me,Continue reading “Let’s stop pretending”

Redefining success

A letter I wrote to myself to remind myself who I want to be on the days it is hard to get myself to take action. What if your definition of success?

Afraid of not having a structure

Each time we put our feet out of bed, each time we create something, each time we defend our rights, each time we remain silent when we know we should speak up, each time we ask for help, we are all battling our fears. Sometimes, even each breath we take is a battle, but society demands that weContinue reading “Afraid of not having a structure”

Afraid for my dreams

Each time we put our feet out of bed, each time we create something, each time we defend our rights, each time we remain silent when we know we should speak up, each time we ask for help, we are all battling our fears. Sometimes, even each breath we take is a battle, but society demands that weContinue reading “Afraid for my dreams”

Afraid of going out

Each time we put our feet out of bed, each time we create something, each time we defend our rights, each time we remain silent when we know we should speak up, each time we ask for help, we are all battling our fears. Sometimes, even each breath we take is a battle, but society demands that weContinue reading “Afraid of going out”

Afraid of Being

Throughout my life I thought I knew who I was and who I wanted to be. But I realized all my self-expectations were dictated by who I thought others wanted me to be. Now, I am relearning to be human by searching for myself. I am a straight middle-class white latino woman in a latinContinue reading “Afraid of Being”

Afraid not to die

Each time we put our feet out of bed, each time we create something, each time we defend our rights, each time we remain silent when we know we should speak up, each time we ask for help, we are all battling our fears. Sometimes, even each breath we take is a battle, but society demands that weContinue reading “Afraid not to die”