Thoughts on what it's like to pursue your dreams--also writing, branding, & identity.

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Expecting Goodness

I've been listening to Joel Osteen's Your Best Life Now audio book and while his voice tends to lull me to sleep, he makes some good points, one of which is the idea of expecting good things to happen.  So much of our success depends on our…
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Starting the week

Monday, Monday, the day so many of us dread. I am working on reframing it in my head as a fresh start rather than the beginning of the work week. This Monday I started back at Toastmasters. It's been about year since I last attended and it…
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Aim for the moon...

Today I allowed myself to be open to the future possibility of a dream home. I could actually FEEL it being possible for the first time today. “Always aim for the Moon, even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.” ― W. Clement…
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Human Nature

Why do we resist that which is good for us? How is it that I so don't feel like getting up early on a Saturday morning to go work out when I know that it's good for me? And yet, once I'm done working out I'm so glad I did it.  It's human nature,…
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Oh Crap, What have I done?

This morning I was battling fear big time.  I found myself being inundated with negative thoughts and fears.  Potent, even plausible fears continued to assail my hopeful will and mind.  The "reality" of what I've just done - committing…
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Starting before You're Ready...

Today, I'm working on keeping my momentum up and doing at least one thing (or maybe a few) to push myself to move closer to living my dreams. So today I'm stretching myself with a little impromptu video, unscripted  unpolished, but an honest…
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Sick & Tired of Not Living My Dreams

It's funny how a little flu can smack you over the head with a dose of reality so strong that you sober  up to your life and decide to make a change.  I had just such an experience last week, several epiphinal thoughts wracked my unsuspecting…