Bombshell How-To: Find Yourself When You’ve Lost Yourself

November 10, 2017 in self-coaching

A lot’s happened since my last “a lot’s happened since” post. Not all of it felt fun.  That job I had and loved?  I stopped loving it.  I started resenting
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On There Being No Such Thing As Problems…

March 12, 2014 in feel-good, self-coaching, tough love

I wanna get a little personal with you guys.  Something I’ve been working on in my own personal development is the idea of “problems.”  For about two months, I’ve been
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Nobody’s “Shaming” Me, Dammit

January 16, 2014 in self-coaching, tough love, Uncategorized

If you’ve looked at a computer screen in the last couple years, you’ve noticed an increase in “shaming.”  Slut-shaming, body-shaming, woman-shaming, poverty-shaming, and yes, even (the albeit hilarious) dog-shaming.  I’ve
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Why “Affirmations” are Bullshit

May 10, 2013 in self-coaching, tough love, Uncategorized

Talk to me for more than 8 seconds.  You’ll see that I can get pretty woo-woo pretty fast.  Yes please, let’s discuss thought work, The Work, body scanning, compassing, whatever
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On Writing Your Own Stories

April 26, 2013 in feel-good, grief, self-coaching, Uncategorized

I love stories. Stories shape societies.  Stories make for works of art that move people to feel things and take action.  People win Oscars for stories. Stories are awesome. Except when
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Grief Donuts

February 13, 2013 in grief, self-coaching, tough love

  There is no denying that people spring forth from grief/heartbreak/devastation in extraordinary ways.  Think of noble causes started in the wake of tragedies.  Of people steering heartbreak and loneliness
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Pain Management

January 23, 2013 in self-coaching, woo-woo

  You cannot hide from pain.  I can’t either.  We feel it.  You, me, billionaires, warlords, life coaches, fat people, skinny people, drug dealers, Oprah. We all feel pain. Those
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You have my permission to SUCK

January 13, 2013 in feel-good, self-coaching

  There are so many times that I’ve started something and sucked at the beginning.  Running, building a website, watching my finances, applying eye-liner (ow).  After so many beginnings of
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On listening to your fears

January 1, 2013 in feel-good, self-coaching, woo-woo

People talk about fear a lot.  The key word here is about.  They discuss their fear as a goal, a thing to get over like it’s Mt. friggin’ Everest.  There’s
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