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May 11, 2018

How would you feel just walking your own path. Knowing there are people walking in a different lane. Still close enough to help you, support you and walk with you.


How would you feel if you walked your own path without hesitation or doubts? Fierce and with a confident...

February 17, 2018

'Hey, don't take it personally.'

There's a moment of quiet; I sniff and nod. Of course. It's not personal - how could it be?

The number of times that phrase has been said to me or by me are many. I am a person who feels things quite deeply and quickly too, and while my...

November 15, 2017

Another day, another week, another year, another lifetime. I'm forever waiting for some perfect time to start something that scares or excites me - why?

It's as if I have to get all my ducks in a row before I can undertake a challenge. Whoever came up with that phrase h...

August 14, 2017

Why saying 'yes, I got it wrong' is gradually replacing defensiveness

Lately I'm more aware than usual of my limitations and the epic fails I'm capable of when I try to exceed them. Beyond that, the things I get wrong even when I'm not over stretched - the things I falt...

January 23, 2017

I always think 'stick to what you know' is more of a put down than sage advice. It's just a nicer way of saying 'don't give up the day job' - an implication that whatever you're trying to do is out of your reach, beyond your ability. 

In some contexts that's a necessary...

March 29, 2016

Sometimes people will reverently refer to someone as an 'old soul'. You know the kind of person they mean - someone who isn't actually old but has a kind of depth to them that hints at experiences beyond what you'd expect for their age. Perhaps they're always full of s...

December 22, 2015

It's T minus three days, or two really at this point. I am balancing a tightrope between my decision not to give in to Christmas stress, and the reality that I do actually care what some people think and I don't want them to think I hate/forgot/disregard them (delete a...

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