Author Archives: lindsturner

Your gifts

I had the opportunity to hear Jo Saxton speak a few weeks ago. About a week after I faced why I hadn’t been writing lately. “That way you have with words, that way you have with numbers, that way you … Continue reading

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Why I haven’t written

“You haven’t posted anything on your blog in a long time. Why?” I was out for dinner a few weeks ago with two dear friends who love me and call me out on my crap. “I don’t know,” I shrugged. … Continue reading

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A shared agreement to keep going

I’ve always loved friends. As a kid, my first thought each day was wondering who I’d call to come over and play (or “hang out” when I decided I was too old to play). I was shy, but made friends … Continue reading

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Hurry and slow

As a kid, I never did anything quickly. I was born a month past my due date. I didn’t learn to walk until I was almost 18-months old. And once I learned to walk, I still took my time. I … Continue reading

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Vacation brain in real life

I haven’t posted anything on this blog in four months. I swore I’d never let that happen. For almost four years, it didn’t. It’s not that I didn’t have things to write about in those four months. A lot happened. … Continue reading

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Butterflies aren’t always sexy

When I first started thinking about choosing butterflies—choosing things that take me out of my comfort zone and give me butterflies—I thought about things that were exciting and inspiring. Travelling the world, volunteering in an exciting way, quitting a job … Continue reading

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Sejal is special

I have no idea if I should be posting this. I have no idea if it’s for you or for me (…it’s for me). I don’t have an objective here or a lesson I’m learning. It’s not even really about … Continue reading

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I take a village

It had been nearly five years since I felt that way. I sat paralyzed in front of my computer. The email notification box fading in and out over and over, my phone ringing, people scurrying outside my door. My to-do … Continue reading

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Today was a good day and here’s why

It’s almost midnight on a Sunday, and usually I am sound asleep right now. But not after the Tonys. After I watch the Tonys, I’m wired. I’m excited and happy and I have so many thoughts and feelings and emotions, … Continue reading

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My relationship with “should”

I have a complicated relationship with “should” Recently, someone told me to remove that word from my vocabulary. It’s a word that our “self-critic” uses to judge ourselves. I should eat better. I should invite that person over. I should say … Continue reading

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