Anyway, I was over on her blog and she had posted a link to a YouTube video of a TED talk by a woman named Brené Brown. THIS video, actually.
Yes, I know it's 20 minutes long and that most of you don't have the time. But really, if you can, try to come back to it when you can sit for twenty minutes. It's amazing. (Plus, this blog post will make a lot more sense if you watch it.)
The message couldn't have been more timely. I've been restless lately and in a dangerous, dark mood. Discontented with my lot, which is unusual for me. More than once, I've filled my car with gas and contemplated just driving until the car stopped. I've been feeling pretty invisible and unheard.
Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are