Tag: industrial overfocused

  • Looking For Ease is Hard

    Looking For Ease is Hard

    I am never sure what easy looks like but I know I have’ t lived it yet. Why have I made life so hard? Because it’s what I knew. When things were hard, there was pain and somehow pain substantiates life. But recently, as I’ve focused on just being here now and doing what I […]

  • Life as an Uber Creative

    Is that there’s too many things you’d like to devote your creative attention to? When I was younger, I considered acting. I considered music. I thought about art for a long time before I finally allowed myself to practice it. And I have now indulged my writer enough that she feels calm. But other parts […]

  • What Self-Care May also Look Like

    What Self-Care May also Look Like

    It feels like I’m just now coming out of the tale-spin of the holidays, more first of the year obligations, and the winter illnesses that somehow have besieged us at the same time. All the gorgeous clarity and connectedness of my writing and intention work has joined so many other forgotten goals and projects and […]

  • How Mrs. Doing was Forced to Have a Seat

    How Mrs. Doing was Forced to Have a Seat

    My old nickname used to be the Energizer Bunny. I like doing. I have valued myself for the amount of doing I get done and that’s the way I’ve coped with my stress (see industrial overfocused). And while it has worked for me that I made it through the holidays feeling pretty proactive and deserving […]

  • A Choice Between Perfectionism Or Doing Your Best

    A Choice Between Perfectionism Or Doing Your Best

    I have recently felt an internal shift from all-out perfectionism to just trying for my best. “Doing” used to essentially be how I valued myself. I was a human doing. And there was never enough doing I could do to fulfill the undefined expectations I had about being done. Fear and perfection were my guidelines […]