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Post by kristinagill on Jun 13, 2014 10:04:29 GMT -8
I just saw this article and thought I'd share (http://www.thefrisky.com/2014-06-13/girl-talk-in-favor-of-following-your-heart/#more-3327557). It certainly struck a chord of truth with me, and today I needed to hear it. Maybe someone else does too. It's an opinion piece based off something a traveling hippie said to the author's friend...very scientific..."He said that life is about choosing paths. We all must choose a path at any given time, and there is no right or wrong path, but there is always a path with more heart. When you choose the path with more heart, life becomes easier and happier." Not that it's an easy path, as the author acknowledges.
I personally have had ups and downs with feelings of confidence, and I feel like "bravery" and following my heart has a lot to do with it. Following my heart has led me to amazing things both professionally and personally, but it's not always easy. At times when I'm feeling a lack of confidence (and high anxiety), it usually has to do with fear, and I need to find a way to face those fears and move beyond them. Right now my challenge is writing a dissertation, and it's not always easy finding the bravery to do it, even though I know my heart is (and has been...for a very long time) leading me down that path. I know we all have different fears, levels of confidence, etc., and there are many ways to find confidence. Hope this helps