Author: Malinda Meadows

How My Life Changed When I Started Walking Instead of Running

“Take a deep breath. Get present in the moment and ask yourself what is important this very second.” – Gregory McKeown Walk, Don’t Run. The three words that drove me berserk as a child.  I didn’t want to walk into the pool, I wanted a full sprint in order to propel my cannonball jump even further.  And I couldn’t believe the audacity of the grey-haired teacher with mix-matched clothes that effectively halted my hallway hurry to recess, at least until I could slip around the corner out of sight. I kept the same full-tilt pace into adulthood.  But this...

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How I Got Unstuck

I was sitting in my tiny apartment, the one with the perfect natural lighting and warm-colored walls.  The one that I took probably six months to decorate to my liking.  But it was nothing but a distraction.   Moving things around, bringing in new cups and pots and pans I was unlikely to even use.  It was a lot like rocking in a rocking chair.  It was giving me something to do but I wasn’t going anywhere. One day I was going through an old box.  My dad had dropped it off to me, he was moving from the house...

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