The productive comfortzone

A repost from my old blog, abirdjustflies. “Magic happens when you step outside your comfort zone.” “Life happens outside your comfort zone.” A saying with many different variations, said by many different people. Still, the takeaway is the same. To reach your goals, to live your best life, you must step out of your comfort... Continue Reading →

The extra mile

"If you are able to go the extra mile, you weren't going the distance to begin with." - Randal One idea I've found to be widely accepted is the notion that you can give something a 110%, or go the extra mile. My thinking on this differs a bit, I believe that if you are... Continue Reading →

Prioritizing success

If there is one sentence I catch both myself and others saying it is “I don't have the time.” Is that true? I don't think it is, I know that for myself, it is an excuse, the real reason we don't do things is that it isn't a priority to us. You might say you... Continue Reading →

Conditional vs. Unconditional love

Recently I had a class where the topic of the day was “human value,” this topic was interesting and even though I knew a lot from before, I was offered different perspectives. However, I did react to one thing that was said while speaking of our value to others, and their value to us. Personally,... Continue Reading →

Pre-fabricated vs. individual

Since childhood, I have been a rebellious kid who often denied the norms, customs, and values we as a society share. Treating culture as a candy-bag is something I've always done, picking out the things that resonate with me, and discarded the rest. This way I only consume what reflects my authentic self, instead of... Continue Reading →

Creation of normal – gender roles

As featured in: Flytfrem I’ve always been a tomboy, when I grew up we were already learning to accept trans* people which also led to some confusion, for others. Gender identity is a complex concept and highly individual, and every person is 100% correct in their own truth. Pushing an identity on me, that is... Continue Reading →

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