Noun. the expression of disapproval of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes; the analysis and judgement of the merits and faults of a literary or artistic work. I am a natural-born critic. I am someone who asks a lot of questions, who brings a lot of challenge and who strivesContinue reading “#MonthlyWritingChallenge: Criticism”
Noun. a single step taken when walking or running; speed in walking, running, or moving. Verb. walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance; move or develop (something) at a particular rate or speed. I do things quickly – I always have. We were broughtContinue reading “#MonthlyWritingChallenge: Pace”
noun. knowledge or perception of a situation or fact; concern about and well-informed interest in a particular situation or development. Awareness is the state of being conscious of something. More specifically, it is the ability to directly know and perceive, to feel, or to be cognizant of events. Awareness is a big part of theContinue reading “#MonthlyWritingChallenge: Awareness”
I know that I have a skill in bringing people together, in creating a sense of belonging and togetherness for others.
If Freedom, is having the ability to act or change without constraint, then I look forward to feeling freer and lighter than I have in years. If something is “free” if it can change easily and it is not constrained in its present state, then I look forward to singing as I fly into the new year.
When our Ikigai is in alignment, we are successful. When we are successful we are energetic and enthusiastic. When we have mojo we reap the benefits of staying true to our values and of making good choices.
But now I am not hearing warm greetings. Instead, I am facing a mountain of rejection and hostility. All because I am visibly different.
Reflecting on who and what have we appreciated this year, a year like no other, seemed like an apt way to wrap up the emotional rollercoaster through positively affirming what has kept us going, individually and collectively.
I think it is fair to say that 2020 has been the most frustrating year we have ever experienced. At times, nothing has felt easy.
I coach a lot of people and one thing I often to bring as challenge is what is going on internally rather than externally, what we do implicitly which we need to make more explicit.