dream journal

Dream Journal: I feel the pressure in my head.

It's a gray day. The wind blows and rain falls outside, but I'm tucked safely in a classroom. It's a long, powerfully boring day of training at work. Safety, hazardous materials, standard procedures... You name it. If it puts you to sleep, we're brushing up on it. I've worked here for four months, and I'm… Continue reading Dream Journal: I feel the pressure in my head.

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There's nothing more humbling than the ocean. To think that we get to live in this world and admire all of this is amazing to me. I'm sitting ocean-side in South Carolina, looking out from my balcony on the 17th floor of the building, and you can see until the end of the world. There… Continue reading

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I remember the exact moment that I learned to be embarrassed by my emotions. I was eight. I'd been going to public school for less than a week, and I had one friend. The school was still a strange place to me, and it was actually the first week I'd ever been away from either… Continue reading

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Thank you, Michael Phelps.

In working on my online appearance, I set out today to find a motivational quote. I found the following by Michael Phelps. "There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits." It got me to thinking about how much I can hold myself back… Continue reading Thank you, Michael Phelps.

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Sleep

For a lot of years, I lacked enough sleep to function properly. I'd wake up every hour or every two hours. in the night I would go to bed after midnight and get up at 6:30 for school. I'd leave the tv on all night. I would play on my cell phone for two hours… Continue reading Sleep