downtownfrombehind: BROADWAY, Blaire Carson Scheibal, Actress
Later that night, I thought about how frequently people (myself included) are too scared to speak. We worry about what someone might think of us, or we talk ourselves out of going after what we want because we don’t believe we deserve it. And then we wonder why we’re dissatisfied with the situations we’ve created for ourselves.
Vulnerability is often seen as a sign of weakness, but paradoxically, the more you embrace it, the more courageous you become.
unable to decide, the figs began to wrinkle and go black,
and, one by one, they plopped to the ground at my feet.” —Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar, Chapter 7