Day 119

Prompt: teaching. I figure I'll do a "life in the day of" type of post.   The school looms ahead of me in the fog, the weather mirroring my mind as I shake the last vestiges of sleep from it. Anxiety kept me up late, later than I should ever be up, squeezing in a …

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Day 80

I'm backlogged! Here is Day 80's reflection.   I've been struggling lately with expressing negative emotions, and I would like to examine that in today's reflection. We're biologically wired to not seek confrontation, a defense mechanism from the early days where getting kicked out of the group meant certain death. Overcoming the apprehension of sharing …

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Day 73

Yesterday I did a reflection piece, which I always debate sharing since they're more for helping me organize my thoughts than a writing exercise. For the sake of getting better at sharing, here's what I wrote:   I've made a lot of personal progress since the start of the year, both in terms of being …

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Day 59

Yesterday, I wrote more of a reflection piece on where my current creativity is going, but to keep myself honest, I decided to post it anyway.   Lately, I've been writing a lot outside of the blog, which is ironically making the blog writing harder. I've been so steeped in writing a campaign for D&D …

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Day 29

Prompt: Write about staying quiet when you feel like shouting.   I shut the door, letting my forehead fall against it with a resounding thud. That went well, I think to myself. I consider thunking my forehead against the door again but decide a drink might be a better cure. The bar is a mess from …

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