Whether its passage assists or steals from you ultimately does not alter the lack of subjectivity that time thinks with. It never speeds up nor does it slow down, yet in the greatest moments of your life, you will find yourself running from its existence.
As we begin another semester, notice the adult students who are working toward their dreams. These people are heroes - the few, the goal oriented, the self-advocating, the always-present, the well-supported, the positive thinking, the surviving, the grateful: the ultimate graduates.
It doesn't take a family member or friend to be a brain tumor survivor, or to know someone who has lost their life to this ugly disease, to help fight the fight or 'talk the walk and walk the talk.' But it definitely can make you pay attention and participate.
Rebecca Juro joins Caroline to talk about how her life changed once she decided to become a woman.
Amy Oraefo joins HuffPost Live to talk about why failing to pass the bar exam inspired her to work even harder.
The key is finding the joy in between the peaks -- paying attention to the moments, to the joy in the creating of your dreams, and to the pride you feel in yourself. Even if no one else ever acknowledges what you're doing, this is the true objective.