“No-Fail” Friday: IRL

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This week’s earlier post was about a lot of things. Essentially, it distilled down to the discomfort of transitions. Waiting when you’re ready right now. Uncertainty when you want answers pronto. Hearing “no” about what you thought was next when you were so sure the correct answer was “yes.” The common theme among all of these awkward moments is discomfort. The common solution: acceptance.

Now, remember from Wednesday that acceptance in this context isn’t ambivalence. Read More


“No-Fail” Friday: Very superstitous

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How are you on this especially spooooooky Friday? Avoiding ladders, black cats, cracks in the sidewalk, and other pitfalls of the superstitious? It’s funny how we engage with different myths, legends, and beliefs in our everyday lives, isn’t it? We pride ourselves on being super rational, and then, you know, there are stories like this one. Good for some giggles, or some beads of sweat – depends on your personal perspective.

Doesn’t it always, though?  Read More


“No-Fail” Friday: Go ahead, reclaim it

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Earlier this week, I fessed up a little to the fact that I’m a distraction. Or, part of one anyway. The world of digital content can be the perfect means for creating distraction when there’s something you’re trying to avoid. I totally get that I was kind of shooting myself in the foot with that one, but you know, some content is better than others…by reading this site, you are obviously making the responsible choice to take care of yourself, and in turn make yourself a better resource for others. Clearly.

When you’re allowing yourself to be present and aware of where your attention is going, you realize that distraction can come at you from lots of directions, though. Read More