Achievements: Expectations vs. Reality and Dealing with Initial Fear, Imagination & Potential Disappointment

Automat Edward Hopper, 1927. Note: Oh goodness, this is the wordiest title I've ever written for just about anything (including research papers for my psychology classes), but it's relevant - I swear. I've managed to complete a goal that I labeled as impossible for the past five years. I ran my first half marathon (21.0975 kilometers /…

Personalized Prison of Inadequate Prerequisites.

Woman with Folded Arms Pablo Picasso, 1901-02. Hello, stranger. I've decided to twist my writing style a bit for this post, and tell you little bit about myself. Not in the form of small talk though, because quite frankly, as obligatory as superficial conversation topics are, I've never been a huge fan of them. Too…

Knight in Shining Armor.

The Blind Man's Meal Pablo Picasso, 1903. You tried to investigate the sources of my pain. Darling, you mustn't worry, I knew you did it out of love. That's how the typical fairytales end: the knight in shining armor swoops up the damsel in distress. You were desperately trying to rewrite my sorrows into happily ever…