Category: Advice to Myself

What I Want to Say

(Copied from my final post on Facebook on 9/18/2020) Today’s my last day on Facebook. As sort of a final message (for those who aren’t staying connected with me elsewhere), this is what I believe and aspire to live by, and final words of encouragement I want to leave you with: 1. Anything is possible…
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Advice to My 18-Year-Old Self

In a Facebook group I’m in, an 18 year old was feeling stressed and worried about school, work, and life. She asked for some advice and encouragement. I remembered being that age and worrying about those same things. I thought about what I’ve learned since then, and what I wish I could tell my 18…
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Trying Something New

Just a reminder, if you’re trying something new and hard, and you keep failing at it, it doesn’t mean you suck and aren’t meant to do it. It just means it’s new and hard. Everything is at first.

Something to Look Forward To

Always have something to look forward to. I hope you achieve your dreams and go on that vacation and make that money and marry that amazing lover — but once you do, find something else to look forward to after that. Always keep growing. It’s a secret to health and happiness. If you feel bored,…
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If Someone Judges You…

If I’m just being my honest, authentic self and somebody judges or criticizes me about it — that’s on them, not me. Yes, I’m a little weird. I have quirks. I’m a dork. I like being a little playful, silly, eccentric, and goofy at times. I’m totally straight and serious other times. I’m an odd…
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Exhausted from Work / Feeling Burnt Out?

To my entrepreneur/self-employed friends who may feel a little burnt out or tired: it’s okay to rest. Take time to rest. As much as you need. You’ll know you’re done resting when you have energy and inspiration again. You’re an entrepreneur. You work hard. You work long hours. You take big risks. You face big…
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Shifting to a New Question

Is there a silent, constant, unconscious question driving you? Deep within your subconscious mind, there may be a question that’s driving you. You may not even be aware of it at all. It’s probably not something you consciously think about much — and yet, it has a powerful influence of your life. It’s a “question” that nearly every…
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Deeper Into the Wilderness

It’s 1:26 AM and I can’t fall asleep. I’ve tried meditating. I’ve tried eating a little food. I tried just laying there with my eyes closed. Nope, nada. My brain and body are tired and ready to sleep — but my heart’s nagging me about something. Something I can’t quite consciously grasp. It’s there, just…
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I Need Rest

My life came to an abrupt halt recently. I mean like an all-stop, sudden, hard, hit-a-wall, sixty-to-zero in 5 seconds flat kind of halt. It left me feeling very lost, confused, and a little scared. Here’s what happened:   Go-Go-Go-GO!!! This isn’t the first time I’ve lived in Los Angeles. I first moved here back…
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Tips for Dealing with Major Life Changes

Have you gone through a major life change? I’m talking the big stuff — like moving to a new state, starting a new career in a new field, getting married or divorced, having your first child, learning you have cancer or some other major health issue, losing a loved one, something like that. Something that…
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