Starting Here. Now.

Welcome to my brain.

I feel like I’m standing behind the meeting-room door. I feel like I’m late for the meeting. I know I need to be in the meeting, but I’m worried about how I’ll be perceived if I walk in late. (I can feel their eyes rolling already!) Maybe no one’s really expecting me to go and will be weirded out if I walk in. Do I just not go? Does it matter whether or not I miss the meeting? I really don’t want to miss the meeting. A lot of really interesting people will be discussing and planning interesting things: I want in on that.

I mean, what if I have something important to contribute?

So here I am. Tapping lightly at the door, and cracking it open to see if maybe, just maybe — there’s a chair at the table for me.

Welcome to my brain.

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