Covid 19, Fearless

Not So Fearless in the Face of the Apocalypse

Apr. 9, 2020 by

How’s it going? It’s been 2 ½ weeks since I last blogged, and I’m wondering how all of you are faring in this madness. Are you being fearless? My introverted friends (from what I can tell on FB) seem to

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Taking a Stand in Uncertain Times

Mar. 23, 2020 by

“This is the time to be a warrior.” My friend’s voice came through the phone loud and clear as she pushed me to stop the tears, do the hard thing, and take a stand. It was really an unfair tactic.

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Fighting Fear – the Coronavirus, Rejection, and What Tomorrow Holds

Mar. 13, 2020 by

There seem to be two groups of people right now: the ones who are totally freaking out over the coronavirus covid 19 and those who are shouting at the top of their lungs about how the flu is far worse.

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When You’re Lost Sometimes It Helps Not to Be Alone

Mar. 5, 2020 by

Someone hijacked my GPS.  I don’t have definitive proof of this, but how else would you explain the pushy GPS lady leading me in circles? Literally. Get on the Beltway. Get off the Beltway. Get on the Beltway. Get off

You Get One Chance to Offer Your First Response

Feb. 20, 2020 by

One chance. We get one chance to offer our first response. One chance to listen well. One first impression, one last day, one opportunity to love in how we react. I’ve heard that even though a person might not remember

Love Forgives You When You Make It Sick

Feb. 14, 2020 by

I’ve been sick for the last few days. At first, I thought it was a cold, and then I jumped to the Coronavirus, and finally I landed on rabies (from my cat bite). However, I seem to have turned the

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Sometimes Being Broken is the Gift

Jan. 22, 2020 by

2019 found me broken, crying in front of strangers, losing my temper with the plumber, and being told not to hear the test results alone. Ironically, my word for 2019 was GIFT. To Be Better and Stronger I chose that

Why Indecisive People Never Make It to the Top

Apr. 30, 2019 by

(Today’s blog post includes a short story with a twist and some insight on why I never made it to the top.) I let someone else decide my course. I knew it was happening as it played out, but I

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The Art of Asking for Help in a World of the Strong

Mar. 27, 2019 by

It’s hard to accept help when you’re too competitive, proud, concerned, or insecure to take it. My husband and I have this little arrangement. He does the dishes on Monday and Tuesday nights, and I do them on Wednesday and

Developing a Boundary – The Code for a Life Fully Lived

Feb. 23, 2019 by

Being able to set a boundary can be the difference between a life well lived and a life not lived. There’s this thing in software development where the developer writes the code in such a way that it prevents the

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