04 Sometimes it's Good to Just Be Quiet
Week 04 of 2024 – Sometimes I can be very silent. This week I embraced it and did more listening and watching than talking. I need to adapt to change. There are so many moving parts all around me. There is much work to be done, both professionally and personally. There has rarely been a time in my life where I did not know what direction I was headed and with some idea of how to get there. The first step, for me, is silence and in that quiet space I look around and observe. I note patterns in behaviors of others and imagine how I fit in. I seek to optimize working and personal relationships depending on which environment I’m in. I was on the final boss of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on Nintendo Switch Lite when I decided to remove distractions. No more gaming for a while. Not until I’m much further ahead than I am now. The past few weeks have felt like 2 steps forwards, 3 steps back in so many ways. The key all along has been to be still and be quiet. Slow and steady has always been the pace. Now as I step forward, I move with confidence. There is never a need to panic.