• Josie Coco

Allowing or striving?

Day 198/366 days Towards Self-Mastery.


Anything that motivates striving makes me suspicious. It could be that I've overdosed on striving in my life, or it could be that the motivations towards striving felt manipulative and inauthentic.


My memories of gold stars are few. Mainly those memories are of my son coming home in tears because he was the only kid in the class who didn't have a line of gold stars on the class accomplishment chart.