Often I Feel Like I Can't

I don't write here often because I want write from an optimistic, insightful, inspired place; and I want to do it honestly.

This dissatisfaction makes me ache.

To Do in the New Year*

Floss every day
Drink more water
Earn excellent grades
Apply to graduate school
Write more letters
Save money
Be smart
Connect with people, including friends + family in my extended network
Take responsibility
Talk to strangers
Recognize patterns, then change the negative ones and foster the positive ones
Be honest
Find and take opportunities
Take risks
Be brave
Be proud of myself
Be happy
Feel beautiful
Be part of a community
Find balance
See beauty everywhere
Create something every day

*This list is subject to change.