Headspace & My Experience With It

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure” -Peter Marshall

I have heard a lot about the app Headspace from other bloggers and Youtubers.  Previously, I had done a couple very guided meditations in groups before finals at school and I remember feeling it was silly at the time.  Most likely I felt it was silly because I am a high strung person and truly relaxing is difficult for me.  My head has felt really clouded lately and I wanted to find something to hopefully help clear my thoughts.  If you want to check out Headspace before reading my review, click here.

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The common fear and how I got over it.

“There are two types of speakers: those that are nervous and those that are liars.” -Mark Twain

I think almost every young child has that common unpleasant memory of their first public speaking experience.  It could have been asking a question to a group of strangers or talking in front of your elementary class peers.  That experience for me was enough to scare me into believing that I was destined to avoid any opportunity to speak in front of a group of people I either knew or didn’t at the time.   I felt like nobody else felt the anxiety I did when it came to answering a question in a peer setting or even just asking for an extra napkin at a restaurant.  That was actually something I didn’t have the courage to do for probably the first 15 years of my life.  But, I knew I had to overcome this for me to grow as a person.

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