When Trust Issues Are All Your Issues…

I finished my fourth week of Improv 101 last Friday. It gets better every time I go. The more I get to know my fellow classmates, the safer I feel to be myself, to take a couple risks, and to make a complete fool of myself. I have never generated so many scenes, so many …

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When You Crash and then Burn Real Hard

I had a bit of a breakdown last week and by a "bit" I mean "total". I almost thought I shouldn't share that here, since I am all about motivation and aspiration, but having total breakdowns is part of the program. You don't get anywhere by being stagnant and sometimes a good cry is all …

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My First Journal (And Why I Won’t Burn It)

I read an article, or conversation, in the last issue of Poets and Writers I received. It was three poets discussing the freedom of destroying old journals and why they had destroyed their own. As I read the article, I felt so sad. I was sad because they had destroyed all their keepsakes from another age, and …

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