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It used to be an invective we shouted to anyone that we thought was a ‘fraidy cat. This is me especially when I think about chickens. Dead chickens in meat trays with wiggly pink meat – not the characters that … Continue reading
The Black Friday Dress
It only cost 40 bucks. It was gorgeous. A midnight blue with tiny sparkles, a stretchy fabric that hugged my curves and revealed my shoulders. It was greatly marked down on a Black Friday in a mall I didn’t want … Continue reading
Overcoming fear by immersion, or submersion in this case.
When was the last time you did something risky? I don’t mean something stupid like evading the police in a car chase or jumping off a cliff. I’m talking about something that is out of character for you like speaking … Continue reading
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A better version of you
Ever wonder about why bad things happen to you? You’re pretty sure you didn’t do anything to precipitate the event but still you’re in this situation that seems untenable. People are hard against you. You feel no matter how good … Continue reading
“Don’t confuse me with the facts.”
Disclaimer: I’m not an expert in the principles of economics. I took one course during the summer at School of the Ozarks a LONG time ago. (I mean…if you HAVE to suffer an econ class, it’s best done in the … Continue reading
Coincidence? Or Something Else?
I’ve talked about the mess that my life was in my 20’s in general terms. Most of us can relate to the idea that we thought we knew what was best, or right for the moment, or at least acknowledge … Continue reading
The World is Coming to an End!
Not really. This post is not about politics or religion. It’s about perspective. If you do any reading about politics or public policy, or if you watch (scroll through) any media, you know that politics is usually partisan, typically hyperbolic … Continue reading
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Want to be Successful? Procrastinate.
The difference between productive people and those who spin their wheels has a lot to do with what has been coined focus vs diffuse thinking. Thanks to advancements in neuroscience, we are able to understand how our brains work best. … Continue reading
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What I learned about myself in 2020 (or, “2020: A Passover Year”)
Some people are writing about their silver linings after living 9 months in a pandemic, like “My husband and I became closer by spending more time together”. Some are listing benefits as a result of living in the year 2020 … Continue reading
All Talked Out
Pick a little, talk a little, pick a little, talk a littleCheep cheep cheep, talk a lot, pick a little morePick a little, talk a little, pick a little, talk a littleCheep cheep cheep, talk a lot, pick a little … Continue reading