Yesssssssssss!

I sent a ranting email to my Goucher mentor about my feelings on categories of writing and how my brain is going to explode over the issue. God bless her – she told me to write stories.  Basically write stories however. And I replied that that is exactly what I want to do.  Phew.  Now I can dig into my […]

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Format, part 2: The overthinking

In last night’s post I promised to continue my train of thought.  Yesterday was kind of a thoughtful day, as in I wrote for like an hour in my journal, vented some anger, bitterness, resentment, confusion and a little bit about goal-setting.  This is why I keep a journal – a password-protected, naming-names corner of my personal galaxy.  Often after […]

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Only two hands, only one brain

In my continuing quest to find the root of my procrastination and thus rid myself of it, I’ve identified an attitude that is probably a big contributor. It goes like this: Multitasking is good, right?  You’re not a productive worker or serious student unless you’re doing multiple things at the same time, right? I actually don’t think that’s true for […]

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I have to believe in myself

Oh Allah, it is Your mercy that I hope for, so do not leave me in charge of my affairs even for a blink of an eye, and rectify for me all of my affairs.  None has the right to be worshiped except You. I spent much of my adult life coasting, without concrete goals and without a vision.  In […]

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