Appearing on MTV’s Daria from 1997-2002, Helen Morgendorffer’s is a depiction that has flown under the radar, which I honestly think is shame. The middle child of three, Helen grew up feeling ignored by her parents and threw herself into academics in hopes of gaining their approval. She joined the hippie counterculture of the late […]
Especially in our current legal landscape, finding jobs, let alone employment that feels fulfilling, can be difficult. Crafting your career to be expressive of who you are can also be tough. And yet, there is no shame in not knowing what lies in store for us.
As I work through all of this myself, I notice how nourishing it can be to share feelings and experiences instead of keeping them bottled up. I’ve also noticed that sometimes it’s hard to believe that working harder is not what I need to be doing, and that being present is all I can do.
Trusting that being present is enough takes a huge leap of faith, but it also seems like an important part of my growth process. It has to do with easing up the pressure I put on myself and the judgment I throw my own way all the time. It has to do with believing that who I am and what I have invested in life so far will pay off. I can’t know what the future holds, but if I can be here right now I’ve gained something. And the rest will come.
Feel free to comment if you can personally relate or are interested in sharing your fear, your love for the unknown or anything in between…