Day 19: You only fail when you stop trying

I’ve been struggling to get back on the proverbial horse after missing what feels like about 30 days of posting. A part of me had resigned myself to the reality that I failed at this attempt to post 100 days of content because I did not post daily and...

Day 15: The peril of missed days when building a new habit

When it comes to building new habits and establishing new patterns of behavior, one of the absolute worst things you can do is lose momentum. Speaking from experience here. Not unlike some of my other efforts to establish habits, this 100 Days challenge has come with...

Day 5: Systems make the difference

Four days into this project and I already recognize that if I’m going to make it to the end of 100 days having written daily, I’m going to need a system. For starters, staring at a blank page and not having any brilliant ideas can be demoralizing. And...

Day 4: C’est nöel

This Christmas was a little very different for me. I spent it in a new town in a new province in a part of the country that’s still very new to me. When I made the decision to move to New Brunswick, Canada, it was a decision I made based on the potential...

Day 3: What are you most afraid of?

I am most afraid of dying an unlived life. Which is to say I am afraid of not living, trying things, doing things that scare me. I’m afraid of not using my talents or failing to live in my purpose. So I am always exploring new ways to challenge myself, to try,...

Day 2: Ruminations on new year goals

I’ve been thinking a lot about what I want 2023 to look like. I’ve done my planning and I have designed my vision board but beyond the general goals and wishes, I’ve been spending more and more time thinking about the specifics. For example, I’ve been thinking about...