When Lily’s teacher told me she never had to worry about Lily standing up for herself with the other children, I was over the moon. We were setting her up to be bolder than I was. And it was easier than I thought.
Instant Pot. Instant Noodles. Instagram. We live in an instant culture. The whole world is at our fingertips and we are at the fingertips of the whole world. With all the demands and interruptions, it can be difficult to discern our needs and nearly impossible to communicate them.
I have found the most clarity, peace and happiness in moments of silence when I have the opportunity to take a self-inventory of my current status in life. When I can really look deep inside and ask myself: What defines me?