Embrace and accept your inner ostrich.

Today I went looking for my cat who got out the house a couple of days ago, and it took me exactly 2 seconds to feel ostracized around people in my old neighborhood.

It was a weird and uncomfortable feeling. I kinda felt like I reverted back (my reaction and response) to a teenage version of myself. It was weird.

When people ask me how do I find the time, or acquire the drive and self-motivation to do what I do, they’re always left confused after I tell them how.canstock9481609

My simple response is that it’s just who I am. I eat, sleep and breathe this life, like how other people eat, sleep, and breathe Sunday night football. I know some of ‘my friends on Facebook has said numerous times, “Sarah don’t have nothing else to talk about?” And my answer would be, “Nope!” lol

Today was just a confirmation that I absolutely DO NOT fit in.

Normal isn’t me and it never has been. I just don’t quite fit the standard and I’m okay with that.

I will get up and leave something good because of that weird and uncomfortable feeling. For the past couple years it has served me as a signal – what Oprah calls a nudge from the universe – to get up and get out of something that wasn’t for me– even if it looks good.

I just NEED some people to understand that success, the Beyoncé and Jay Z, Oprah, Warren Buffet etc, type of success, does not all of a sudden become an illusive interest.

You can’t just pick her up and put her down leisurely. It doesn’t work that way.

I’m not faking this and it’s not some dream I dreamt when a long time goal failed. My life, interest and daily motivation is a Day 1, A1 initiative. I know no other way.

For as long as I can remember, the plan to be me – meaning, whatever successes tied to who I am –  was always, and still is, The Plan.

Here me when I say, I CANNOT LIVE OTHERWISE.

I can’t… 8192827-checkmate-black-defeats-white-king-selective-focus--Stock-Photo

Therefore, my lack of interest and care free attitude of not wanting so and so to like and accept me, is not a b*tchy and rude attitude.

But it’s an expression of my inner ostrich. My self-awareness. I know who I am (continuously evolving that is), I know I’m an acquire taste – different, and I know that I’m not for everyone and neither is everyone for me.

When you know who you are, you’ll know within an instant if something is for you, or not. I mean, think about it. If you wear a size 8, you’ll never try to fit your foot into a size 6, right? Right…


It’s that easy, folks…

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Sarah Lee

Welcome! My name is Sarah Lee and I'm a Business Strategist and social entrepreneur who loves the outdoors, a good book, and scary movies year round! Throughout this quirky, rich, and mysterious life of mine, I genuinely love to 'share' my experiences as a learning tool. I thought, what better way to track my level of growth than by sharing my experiences and the lessons learned thereof, than in my blog? A wise woman once said, "You are your own masterpiece, therefore, instead of mastering it, master you."

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