• Sorry, but…

    You’ll never get there. You just don’t have what it takes. You’re not ____ (talented, smart, experienced, etc.) enough. Something tells me you have a voice like that one. It stays quiet until you’re about to do the big thing, the thing that will push you over from dreamer to doer. That’s why you got stuck in that season and why you’re watching everyone else live their dreams. I’ve been doing a lot of research lately. Reading articles on finding your calling like this one, watching videos and listening to podcasts. From what I gathered, you have a lot to lose if you don’t pursue your passion. The good news…

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  • Analyzing a Dream

      Instead of a relaxing three day weekend, I settled for a 2 day sort-of relaxing one. One strenuous hike and a bike ride later, I was wishing I had a full-time job again. Oh for those paid holidays! But it must have been a lack of sleep. A severe lack of it. Because by Tuesday afternoon I was in dreamland. Literally. I was so exhausted that I took a nap during mid-day and woke up with the weirdest dream.   Weird Dream Alert! I dreamed that I decided to go back to work as a therapist, taking 1-2 clients a day a week at $60 a session. The weirdest…

  • Everything You Need to Know About Finding Your Calling, Part I

    {flickr photo by: Brittany ((Halo))} If someone asked you right now what you want to be when you grow up, what would you say? Would you laugh nervously trying to buy time before an answer came? Would you smile and tell them that what you’re doing right now is what you’ve always dreamed of doing? That answer is a hard one. Finding Your Calling with Author Gregg Levoy According to the talk I went to last week with Callings author Gregg Levoy, we probably already knew the answer to that question a long, long time ago. But it got beaten out of us. Years of criticisms, judgement, and conditioning buried that…