I hear that this is even worse for stay at home moms, and I believe it. I work outside of the house, but I am fairly anti-social, which doesn't help the loneliness at all. I feel very blessed to have my son by my side every evening, but sometimes I would kill for a long, meaningful conversation with another adult.
I struggle. I struggle to inform my friends, my colleagues, students, and the "masses" about human interference with wildlife, climate change, and how our diet contributes to both these problems.
Being a Muslim immigrant in the United States means growing up in a community where no one looks like you. It means going through an education system that wasn't built for people like you. It means growing up a thousand miles away from aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents.
A wise rabbi once said "let tomorrow fend for itself". So I'm slowly learning to cling to His principle, alleviating the pressure of having to always have it right today. Giving myself permission to make mistakes if so be it--allowing the script to somewhat take its course.
You're smiling as you read this because you understand that the choices I make today affect you and your daily life right now. You are truly proud and honored to have been me because your overall journey sprinkled with mistakes, hardships, rejections, failures, and heartbreaks became your recipe to the happiness that resides in you in this very moment.
It was the epoch of belief; it was the epoch of incredulity. the pressure- It was the best of times; it was the worst of
2. We're not good at managing our time. People think we don't care about their time. It's not that we don't value your time
I guess I'm writing this because sometimes, it's just plain hard. It's hard for me to talk about this and it's hard to let
And I don't like any of this. Quite the contrary. Some days, I am struggling to remember who I've always wanted to be, and to accept who I am today. I am fighting my own feelings of frustration and disappointment. I am trying to love myself, at least a little bit, every day.
Jan: That's something of which we all need to be reminded. The role of character, and wisdom, and virtue, in business achievement
The initial experiences that children have as they first engage in the world, from grasping your finger in infancy to walking, eating, dressing and talking, lay the foundation for their future beliefs about their ability to master the complex world in which they will live as they mature.