Action Not Perfection

Have you ever watched a baby giraffe or baby deer take their first steps? It is the most beautiful yet awkward thing to watch. If you are anything like me, you almost reach for the screen to keep the animal from falling. Starting over can feel like those first new steps by the baby giraffe … More Action Not Perfection

Humble Yourself

Humility can be one of the biggest challenges of starting over at any age. Having to learn new things about yourself, others, and new situations can feel intimidating and at times unwelcoming but it is necessary. Avoiding this part of the journey can leave you in a place that was supposed to be the beginning … More Humble Yourself

Ready To Dream Again

Starting over after 40 plus years old can be a challenge but it can be rewarding. Add in a newfound mental health diagnosis or learning disability and suddenly your life choices make so much sense. I have been unofficially diagnosed as having ADHD by a mental health provider. I still have some diagnostic tests to … More Ready To Dream Again

Embrace the New

The most challenging part of starting over is learning something new. We judge our present ability to do our new job based on our past experience with our old job. We beat ourselves up for missing a step in our new process as quickly and as efficiently as we did when we audited our old … More Embrace the New

Don’t Quit

Stop judging your journey. Stop comparing your journey to others. Most importantly, extend yourself some grace. The 2011 version of you did not have the wisdom, experience, or knowledge that the 2021 version of you had. … More Don’t Quit

You Were Born Free!

Hey Family! Happy Juneteenth! Got a bonus for you this week. Enjoy and share.   Juneteenth feels more like a time of reflection than a celebration for me. I cannot imagine what it was like to have realized that you were physically free after being in bondage from birth and I don’t want to know. … More You Were Born Free!