Existing in Fear

Truthfully, I have plenty of fears; that’s why I don’t do much of anything. I fear failure and loss and impairment. And a lot of the time, that’s the number one thing that I hate about myself. I let the part of me that lives in fear take care of the part that craves recklessness and adventure. The stick-in-the-mud would rather I exist in a safe, comfortable state, than actually, really live, and deal with the lows that are sure to follow.

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Scare the Hell Out Of Me

We all have fears, but everybody would rather we talk about phobias. Sure, I guess it’s fun to hear people bond over how much clowns and spiders terrify them; I would definitely consider that a lighthearted conversation. And I think that might be why talking about our irrational fears happens more often than bringing up […]

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Never Again

You might judge me for saying this, but I’m not much of a trier of new things. And it’s okay if you do, because I would, too. I’m kind of already set in my own ways. If I do try something, and you get to witness it, good for you. Because watching me try something new is like sighting a dolphin in the Long Island Sound—it just doesn’t happen.

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Fears to Overcome

Everybody’s afraid of something, right? Well, you probably already guessed it, but I’m afraid of a lot of things. In this post, I talk a few that I’d do if I overcame my childish fears.

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