Category Archives: Courage

Stepping Out

“If you’re showing up as honestly as you know how to — you’re going to annoy someone. Criticism and counter opinions are part of dynamic expression and creativity. If you’re not generating some resistance, you’re probably not fully stepping out. … Continue reading

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Independence: The freedom to make a whole lot of choices

It’s Independence Day tomorrow. Independence. What does that mean? In 1776 it meant fighting hard for the freedom to make our own laws and the freedom from a distant land placing taxes and restrictions on us. Telling us what to … Continue reading

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Do you take on easy problems as a way of avoiding the hard ones?

“People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.” –  Charles Bukowski It’s been said that there are two types of problems. Easy problems … Continue reading

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Life is on a stroll

“It is always the simple things that change our lives. And these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen. Life will reveal answers at the pace life wishes to do so. You feel like running, but … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

“Admit it. You aren’t like them. You’re not even close. You may occasionally dress yourself up as one of them, watch the same mindless television shows as they do, maybe even eat the same fast food sometimes. But it seems … Continue reading

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The Power of Commitment

“The irony of commitment is that it’s deeply liberating — in work, in play, in love. The act frees you from the tyranny of your internal critic, from the fear that likes to dress itself up and parade around like … Continue reading

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What is Your Boat?

There is an old story… Five idiots walk into a town. They are carrying a boat on their heads and they are nearly dying under the weight of it. “What are you doing with that boat?” ask the town’s people. … Continue reading

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How to Thrive As an Introvert

Cartoon via Out Came the Sun; originally by Eat Up Whats Good for You    Being an introvert or an extrovert is by necessity a self diagnosed thing, and in the “know thyself” category, I think it’s a fairly important one. … Continue reading

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Want to feel better? Create something.

One of the best feelings in the world is to create something. Human beings have an innate drive to create and when we do we feel a deep sense of satisfaction. But what I’m discovering now is that creating something … Continue reading

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Evolution and the Joy of Change

Hello dear readers. This feels a little announcementish, it being in writing and all, but I thought it only right to let you know that something has been brewing. And while a part of me thinks “resist!” “stay the course!” … Continue reading

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