On the weekends, whether I’m writing, working on my Etsy shop, or just hanging out online, I tend to always have a Pandora station playing. I have enough Pandora stations lined up to fit any and all moods I could potentially be in, but this past weekend I was in the mood for some Fiona Apple.
Usually the music is just background noise that I tend to zone out, but something about this song — which I had never head before prior to, say, Friday — got in my head and I couldn’t stop listening to it. I mean that seriously, too: I ended up buying it from iTunes and having it playing on repeat the better part of the weekend.
I’m in love with this song so much that as soon as I was registered for my usual 6:30 am spinning class at Harness Cycle I immediately contacted my instructor Katie and put it in as a request. Not only did she play it as the warm-up song — making it the perfect start to my day — but every class she has a theme or message she wants all of us to carry with us on the bikes and then when we got out into the world after class and so this morning she kept encouraging all of us to be better versions of ourselves.
That’s pretty much at the heart of my “be your own hero” motto — just always see yourself as a work in progress and constantly strive to make choices that will create a better version of the fabulous, awesome you that you already are.
Is there any particular song you’re especially digging these days?
Love from the ashes,