Category Archives: personal growth

Reframing…

Last month my Alaskan cousins came to Atlanta for a short visit. It’s been a while since I’ve had house guests.  As I welcomed them to my home, something made me say, “Hey, if you have any ideas for rearranging … Continue reading

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“About” revisited…

My story begins four years ago while I was attending a conference in San Diego. I was sitting in a breakout session, and despite the fact that there were over 5,000 attendees in all, I was feeling incredibly lonely and … Continue reading

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4 days…

stepping off the cliff half a moment before the ground growing wings Source: One Out of the Comfort Zone What keeps us stuck? Is it excess weight? The wrong job? Health challenges? Too little money? Dysfunctional relationships? The stress of … Continue reading

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Being bold…

Some people have the ability to imagine the future. I’m not one of those people. When I want to make a change, whether it be a small one like redecorating or a large one like changing professions, I need to … Continue reading

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Cinnamon, aging, and Einstein…

This is what aging feels like. In the beginning, time feels limitless like a recently purchased container of ground cinnamon from the farmer’s market. Day after day you add just a pinch of the spice to your morning coffee or … Continue reading

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Molting…

Yesterday while doing yard work, I had the strangest sensation. I no longer felt like the “me” that I’ve always been. It was as if all the many changes I’ve made during these last few years suddenly reached a critical … Continue reading

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Chain link fence, part 2

There are all types of fences. There are the ones that exist in the physical world, the ones that act as barriers to keep us away. (See Chain link fence, part 1.)  And then there are the invisible ones, the … Continue reading

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