Firsts

Today was a day of many firsts for me. That may not seem like a big deal, but I don’t do well with firsts. I find myself quite anxious before trying anything new. Things like going to a place I’ve never visited, calling a business on the telephone, or walking in large crowds make me extremely nervous. Many times I just don’t do things because I let the wall of anxiety stop me.

But not today!

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Finding Motivation

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Since I was in elementary school I loved to think of story ideas and write them down. As I got older I fell in love with poetry. And finally I have just started to explore writing non-fiction. I love to write and would like to increase my writing, but having a full-time job as a teacher has made me mostly too exhausted to try anything else. The hope is that by creating this blog it will help me find motivation as well as increase my writing capacity. If you happen across this blog I would be so grateful for you to leave a comment or critique to help me improve and try harder.