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A New Life

Recently, I made the leap into complete self-employment. This is something I have been working toward, and for, for the better part of the past 3 years. I have fretted and struggled and worked many, many hours to make it happen. And, like so many things, when it’s finally here – it isn’t quite as ...

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Permanent War

(photo credit: http://williamcromar.com/) I posted earlier on my struggles with weight and weight-loss. Processing that – and going through the often tedious and difficult process of changing my eating and exercise habits – has made me think about certain underlying themes to the way I view the world. One of those has been of particular ...

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The Sea of Hate

I have long thought that people will only change – only improve – at the very last, very final moment, the moment just before which the Unimaginable happens. Change is uncertain and all people despise uncertainty, even they try to tell you otherwise. So it’s in that final moment that change happens, no matter how ...

A Fight To The Death

Soundtrack for writing this post: Hammock – Sinking Inside Yourself Let me make a guess about you: You think of yourself as creative. There’s something in you, somewhere, that needs expression. You don’t really know what, or why it is; it’s just down there, somehow, and it’s always been. It gives you quirks. Ticks. Oddities. ...

How To Make Yourself Write When You Don’t Want To Write

Big projects are the result of small increments of time, wisely managed. Photo credit: www.jessleecuizon.com I just sent the final installment of the 10-week email series on Breaking Out of A Rut and using habits to change your life, and that’s made me think about writing. I have struggled, long and hard, with two conflicting ...

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