After three and a half months of shutdown due to the pandemic, it looks like I’ll soon be dusting off my dancing shoes and heading for the studio! But not the one I left all those months ago.Continue reading
The Times, They Are a-Changin’ (or Are They?)
Does anyone else feel like the last week took a month to pass? It was my first full week of adapting to the new reality we find ourselves in. Two Fridays ago, my company ordered everyone who could work from home to do so until further notice. On Monday, the county I live in issued an order (and then a revised order) restricting private and public gatherings, and then the state of California issued a “stay at home” order effective beginning Thursday until further notice.
It’s been stressful and surreal to experience so many changes in such a short time. No surprise that my anxiety was high and focusing on work became more difficult every day. Finally, on Friday, a mindset shift and a trip to my dad’s apartment helped me release some of the tension.Continue reading
To Teach or Not to Teach (Write31Days Day 27)
I had no idea what to write for today. I had a list of topics, but none of them were speaking to me. Then I took a phone call, and inspiration finally came to me.
And then it left, right after I wrote “inspiration finally came to me.”
Clearly, something is blocking my creative flow (stress, maybe!). Well, since I already wrote the title, I’ll do my best to put something together. If it doesn’t work out well, you can always catch up on the rest of my posts for the 31 Day Writing Challenge!
Shared from WordPress – Introverts and Withdrawal
I’m not a complete introvert, but definitely lean that way. It explains why I’ve been having such anxiety over “just a team match.” It’s the first time I’m dancing my silver routines and I don’t feel prepared. I know I won’t ever feel fully prepared when it comes to dance performances, but I can feel prepared enough. As this insightful article explains, introverts need to feel prepared.
Introverts and Withdrawal: Why We Do It – http://wp.me/p1m4Ij-1SW