The Slingshot

When I graduated from college, I was in a really dark place for about three years. I had dealt with depression since high school, but at age 22 it was only exacerbated by the fact that I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. The following lyrics from Avenue Q (a musical), sums up how I …

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Chasing Dreams

It’s time for another Disney lesson! I’ve mentioned in the past that everyone can learn something from Disney movies, and I stand firmly on that position. Today’s message comes from The Princess and the Frog (spoilers ahead). In case you’ve never watched it, it is a tale about a woman, named Tiana, from New Orleans and a Prince from a …

Self-Bullying

Sometimes it seems like we are harder on ourselves than anybody else could ever be. When we fail at something that we thought we could succeed at, disappointment usually sets in and that is expected. When our reality doesn’t match what we expected to happen we usually do feel disappointed, but we need to be careful because this disappointment becomes …