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How to Ask for Help

I want to teach my children to be resourceful. I want them to be independent and self-reliant, able to make their way in the world and confident of that fact. But I also want them to know how to ask … 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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5 Reasons Not To Pursue Your Passion

I believe that every single one of us has a purpose – a role in this world that we were made to fill. I believe that we are most happy when we are actively filling that role, whatever it may … Continue reading

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Know Your Harbor

You know what motivational speakers forget to tell you?  Personal growth sucks.  I mean, the benefits of personal growth don’t suck, but the actual growing and changing is a lot of hard work.  And it might not make you break … Continue reading

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Facing Fears Means Being Afraid

I have accepted fear as a part of life – specifically the fear of change…. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says:  turn back.  ~Erica Jong Personal development blogs and self-help books are filled with … 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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Truth In Blogging: Some People Are Bitches

I’m not perfect. None of you are surprised to hear that, I know.  But my point is that not only am I not perfect, but I have no desire to appear perfect.  Not to you or anyone. There’s too much … Continue reading

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The Fear Of Rejection in 1200 words or less

Let me tell you now that some of you will hate this post. I’m not entirely comfortable with that right now, but I’m going write it anyway because… well, it’s what I do. I’m using that disclaimer, in part, to … Continue reading

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On the horizon

“Do the next right thing” – Alcoholics Anonymous It starts off as an idea, a feeling, really. Just on the outskirts of your consciousness, it flickers and fades. There are moments when you think you can make out the shape, … Continue reading

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