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June 25, 2019
Oh man did I make myself uncomfortable yesterday — but apparently that was exactly what I needed because I did actually push [a lot of the way] through. I worked for hours upon hours, broke down crying while recording the week’s [QUICKIE] episode, and in the end finally experienced some semblance of relief. I was uncomfortable because I was afraid. And my fear stemmed from recognizing that progress exposes me to an even bigger risk of failure and rejection — that the bigger the investment in myself, the bigger the chance of falling on my face. It’s still absolutely terrifying but somehow less so now that I’ve said the words out loud.