Tag: passion

  • What makes you come alive?

    What makes you come alive?

    I was the quiet kid. I didn’t practice my storytelling. I didn’t yearn or learn to be the center of attention.  Drawing attention to myself, from teachers or from peers, came with negative side-effects, causing unfounded envy or pressure. There is beauty in discretion and obscurity. Anonymity has always been a sweet friend.  Having arrived…

  • Public speaking

    Public speaking

    After a handful of draining experiences of public speaking, I lost my interest.