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Use Knowledge to Overcome Fear

This post was inspired, in part, by my partnership with our book sponsor. I have written a lot about being afraid. I don’t know if that’s because I have an inordinate amount of fears, or if overcoming fears is simply … Continue reading

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I Did My Scary Thing to Challenge You

I did it. I said enough with this fear and procrastination crap, and I emailed out my first pitch letter to a major magazine. And then I went and spent $35 on magazines for the purpose of research and ordered a copy … Continue reading

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My Fear of Being Wrong

Let’s chalk this up to: lessons I thought I already learned but oh! look! here I am having to learn them all over again! I am terrified of being wrong. I’m not in love with the idea of being right; … Continue reading

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Worst-Case Scenario: a Trick for Overcoming Fear

I’ve done a lot of things in my life that could be considered scary. Long before I ever moved into an RV, I moved my family hundreds of miles away from our home and our support system. Many of our … Continue reading

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3 Things We Should Learn from the Honey Badger

Jared and I have recently begun referring to my daughter Emma as a honey badger. We mean it mostly as a compliment, although one only understood by YouTube or Wild Kratts fans. Fortunately, Emma is well-versed in the abilities of … Continue reading

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Here we go…

I keep starting and stopping and restarting this post. I feel like today, the day we officially embark on our journey, should be marked with something significant. But I’ve already said so much! I’ve talked extensively about the RV trip … Continue reading

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It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

“It’s okay not to be okay” – Jessie J, Who You Are Sometimes happiness is hard. It’s ironic, I know. Shouldn’t happiness be easy? It can be. But I don’t believe we can remain happy without dealing with seasons of … Continue reading

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The First Draft of The Big Map

Ladies and Gentleman, we have a map. We also have a little bit of a Classic Miss Britt Freak Out as I try to figure out how in the heck we will get it all done. We have a list … Continue reading

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Why “it’s not about you” is utter bullshit.

“It’s not about you.” I fucking hate it when people say that.  Because, while it may be true and healthy, it’s usually said to let someone know that their feelings are stupid. “It’s not about you… it’s about me.” That … Continue reading

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Pushing Past Popularity. Or Fear (but that didn’t start with a P)

I feel like I’m going to throw up. Or maybe hyperventilate. On the plus side, self-urination does not seem to be among the imminent responses to my anxiety.  Yee-ha for progress. I’m telling myself that writing this will not help; it … Continue reading

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