I think about what my definition of God is these days. The gentle and undeniable feeling that the unfathomably omnipresent and omniscient entity we understand as God comes into our lives through whatever avenues are going to work.
Every decision and mishap. Every shitty thing you did or had done to you. No Regrets meant having faith that everything in your past lead you to exactly where you needed to be.
I’m a survivor story. Where’s my million-dollar book deal and motivational speaking tour, huh?
As we’re setting out for 2016 with whatever it is we have in mind, perhaps it is in everyone’s best interest to imagine we’ve got Tim Gunn periodically checking in on us. Checking in on whatever goals, resolutions, life plans & decisions, etc, that we have in mind.
Introversion and extraversion is all about what takes energy to do and what gives you energy while doing. I’m a social person who naturally energizes when she’s alone – and, likewise, has to use energy to be around people. And, no, it’s not about just being tired after a fun night out. It’s a little more involved than that.
Recognize that ALL of humanity – not just the “evil” people – is capable of the worst of the worst, so long as they feel justified. Every single human being is capable of rationalizing doing some terrible stuff, especially in light of fear and anger.
It took learning that Type B personalities tend to gravitate towards more creative endeavors, empathetic behaviors, and reflective thinking to realize I fit more into Type B than Type A. I just happened to be a Type B personality will a propensity towards anxiety and neurosis.
Now, if you’re someone of the Christian faith who found the plain red cups upsetting, fear not: I’ve figured out what you can do in light of this controversy
Stay focused. Keep your breath. One foot in front of the other. Turn left, turn right, eventually loop back to where you started.
There are plenty of writers who have had the option of going down the more traditional path, only to opt for self-publishing. The internet leveled the playing field for writers across the board.