The surprising usefulness of fear, Pt. 2

At the end of your short life — all our lives are short, and the clock is ticking — you will most likely regret the things you didn‘t do, more than the things you did. “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there […]

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The surprising usefulness of fear, Pt 1

For me it’s not about “fear is good or fear is bad.” The trick is in distinguishing which of the many voices of fear is speaking. (I really enjoyed how Seth Godin talked about how sometimes our freakouts — especially the fear that paralyzes us, or causes us to turn back, play small, & stay […]

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The first crossroads

“The world is getting better and better; the world is getting worse and worse; and the world is perfect just as it is.” – Ken Wilber At some point, we grow up enough to pull our heads out of our own asses and look around. What do you see? At some point — hopefully for […]

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F**k Yeah!

I know. How unprofessional of me. But here’s the deal: I’m not here to please anyone. I’m here to serve. I’ve done my leg-work. I’m claiming my topics. What this new world requires of us is that we be fully bad-ass — and yet totally gentle and compassionate too. People go through such hard times. […]

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Keep It Real, Warts and All

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209 words. Approximate reading time: less than 1 minute. Sometimes our craving for love, acceptance, and approval leads us to show only parts of ourselves and hide others. This lack of authenticity actually breeds disconnection and mistrust, leading to those very needs not being met. What judgments are you afraid other people might have of […]

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