I have to share this short film, called "Validation," that my uncle showed to me a couple days ago. You have to watch, as it is such a beautiful and touching film! I will be sharing my thoughts on this film in an upcoming post; until then, please enjoy and reflect on "Validation."Read More
A couple of summers ago when I was doing recreational rowing, I was scared to tip the single as I didn’t want to fall into the lake and get wet. I also thought tipping meant that I was a bad rower, so I tried hard not to tip. Little did I know: tipping happens to everyone, regardless of their abilities. I used the pontoons way longer than I should have, because I wanted to be safe. It took awhile, but I finally took the pontoons off – my coach insisted. You know what? I didn’t tip that night! It took another couple of weeks before I finally did tip. Tipping wasn’t so bad. Yes, I was drenched; but it was a hot summer night, so I felt refreshed. Now, I’m not afraid to tip. So, I go out on the water with no fear. I should have just tipped at the beginning so that I wouldn’t have wasted time and energy being unrealistically fearful.Read More
I love when messages come into our hearts at the moment we need them the most. I had such a chance encounter today.
I went into a coffee shop this morning for my morning java, where I saw numerous people on their laptops. As I was waiting in line, I overheard people talking about their favourite blogs. There it hit me: my thoughts are online and totally public. Anyone can access my blog and know the random thoughts that are going through my head. All of a sudden, I became a little anxious about “putting myself out there” through my blog. I feared that people may judge me, thinking I am weak for exposing my insecurities and being vulnerable on my blog.Read More