My Life Coping Mechanism

Starting in my high school years, people witnessed me talking aloud to myself.  They’d cast me a confused stare and looked away. I couldn’t be ashamed of what I was doing because I had to practice getting used to Tommy’s (my tumor causing epilepsy) presence. Eventually, people accepted it as an Astrid trait and IContinue reading “My Life Coping Mechanism”

To Overcome Challenges, Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

They always say we must believe to achieve and Dean Furness talks about a key to help this happen. It isn’t a comparison to others that helps us believe, it’s in our personal measures of what could be. I related to this speaker because I, too, compared myself to others and my past self beforeContinue reading “To Overcome Challenges, Stop Comparing Yourself to Others”