Failure · New Hobbies · Reflection

Let’s Start At The Very Beginning (Or How To Motivate The Laziest Person On Earth)

The Problem: I am the laziest person I have ever met. I’m not lazy in a super obvious way. (In my professional iteration, I like to think I’m a hardworking, high-value employee who produces good quality work very efficiently. Mostly because they pay me and keeping busy means the days go by faster.) Instead, I’m…… Continue reading Let’s Start At The Very Beginning (Or How To Motivate The Laziest Person On Earth)

Reflection

How Did I Turn Out This Way? (Or Why My Parents Are Way Cooler Than Me)

Webster’s dictionary defines “success” … eww. No. I can’t even joke about how awful that cliche is. In fairness though, I did kind of struggle writing this post. Not for any insightful or intellectual reason – mostly because I’m tired and it’s an inhumane 8 degrees outside. Anyway, you’re probably thinking, “What monsters raised this woman -…… Continue reading How Did I Turn Out This Way? (Or Why My Parents Are Way Cooler Than Me)

Failure · Reflection

Are You Not Entertained? A List of All the Hobbies I’ve Ever Tried

This is actually going to be 2 lists – “the things I’ve tried and failed at” and “the things I know how to do but for some reason don’t.” The Things I’ve Tried and Failed At: Sports. In all forms. I’m pretty lazy by nature and running around just to get all sweaty is just…ugh.…… Continue reading Are You Not Entertained? A List of All the Hobbies I’ve Ever Tried

Reflection

Stick to What You’re Good at (And Why This Is The Worst Advice I Ever Received)

I used to have hobbies. In elementary school I could entertain myself for hours. I read everything in sight and created whole worlds out of Sculpey (my creations still take up a whole shelf in my mother’s dining room hutch). I liked to paint and draw and play outside. We also had a great dress-up…… Continue reading Stick to What You’re Good at (And Why This Is The Worst Advice I Ever Received)