Once upon a time (in 2016 to be exact), I had been sitting, pondering about officially launching this blog of mine. I had been holding off going public worrying about how it would affect the work I’d been doing. Thinking by some miracle my condition would pass (ha).
I didn’t want to look like a fraud (you know, I might roll over one day and be restored back to the manufacturer’s settings??). But realistically, I had been fooling myself thinking, at that point, that I could resume a “normal” working life. Whatever that was anymore. Dream on. My work had been suffering anyway. In fact, I had to completely rethink it.
Change isn’t easy, especially when it’s foisted on you and the future is unknown – Here’s “How to Manage Change when the Future is Unknown”
I have written the following post in collaboration with Sam Moss of My Medical Musings and I have referenced some of the posts that Sam has written there. It makes for powerful reading in terms of what you can do to better manage your personal circumstances when you find yourself in a place of despair. Her learnings will also help anyone undergoing change when that change is occurring through choice.
“How I Found a Way to Work Despite Chronic Illness”
To look at me is to look at anyone else.
I look like a typical 40 something with the confidence you would expect of someone who has been in her profession for 25 years. If you are talking with me, you would likely also make the assumption that I hold down a full time job. Like everyone else who looks and sounds a bit like me.
Finding your purpose is crucial to living a better life. Here’s why…
Are you an aimless wanderer in life? Do you ever wonder what you’re meant to be doing with your life? If you feel like you’ve lost your way, then perhaps it’s time you thought about finding your purpose.
Purpose: ‘the reason for which something exists’
What’s all the fuss about purpose?
‘Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose’ Helen Keller