I lost my Dad when I was in my early twenties. He was only 50 years old when he died of a massive heart attack. I was devastated. He would never walk me down the aisle, never hold his grandchildren. I would never, ever see him again. A huge void yawned before me.
You may assume that the person writing this “How To” is an expert on the subject of Self-Confidence….I am not! This is my pain point!
After my twenties, Huge Doubts plopped itself down on a couch in the dark, dank living room of my ego. Any time I thought of doing something courageous in pursuit of my dream, Doubt sat up and wagged a warning finger.
“Don’t get your hopes up, girly. You know what happens.”
I have lived with a heavy cloak of depression wrapped around my spirit for a good part of my adult life. It’s been severe enough to warrant a prescription. The anti-depressant kept me from falling further into the darkness and doing harm to myself. The worst period was during my last years living in Los Angeles…
“Not owning your day is like eating fast food for years. You don’t realize the consequences until it’s too late.” – Liz Huber
Do you feel that you OWN your day? Do you get the things done that move you toward your dreams? Or do you stumble through your waking hours, muttering “Keep it together. Keep it together. Keep it together,” like Eddie Murphy in “Bowfinger.”
If you are in any way feeling depressed, as we all wait for life to improve outside our doors, I recommend starting up your Bucket List.
Why do this, when so little seems possible? Just my point.
A Message for your New Year:
“Do Not Fear the Future!”
A Poem shared with Love & Hope.
It is YOURS
in Partnership with the Divine…
I truly feel blessed to be able to introduce you to my dear buddy, Frederick Ponzlov – award-winning actor, acting teacher, director, produced screenwriter (Undertaking Betty), and channel…
I was 48 when I started running marathons. I did not do it to get into better shape; I did it because I was desperate to go to Hawaii. So what if I was middle-aged and had not run in twenty years?