Category: Fears

The thrill of facing fear

I am an introvert. That means this isn’t my natural habitat. For years, I wished I could be more outgoing because if nothing else, it would come in handy during networking events. When I came to terms with being an introvert, I allowed myself to opt-out of opportunities. I turned down an offer early in my career to speak at a community… Read more →

Preparing for something that might not happen

I’ve (finally!) discovered Costco. For years, I talked myself out of driving 45 minutes to buy gigantic cases of bottled water and plastic bags. A new location recently opened 20 minutes away, and my friend, Shannon, told me they carry full-sized gluten-free bread that doesn’t taste like bricks, and so I bought a membership and purchased this secret bread. As I dined on… Read more →