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a new year is upon us

December 31, 2012

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1. What did you learn this past year?  2. What do you want to create next year?    Advertisements

listen

December 30, 2012

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It’s amazing what happens when you really listen to someone. When you clear your mind of what you think the other person is trying to say and train yourself to hear what’s really going on underneath the dialogue. When you start to notice energetic inflections and disappointing sighs and notice the kinds of words being […]

Uphill

December 29, 2012

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What if it’s not meant to be a struggle? What if it’s not mean to be an uphill battle? What then? 

Being selective

December 28, 2012

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There’s a difference between being too picky and being selective.  There’s a difference between settling for someone and accepting someone.  There’s a difference between being brutal and being honest.  I don’t know if I can even define these terms for you because there are so many variables involved. But I know that my own life […]

Surrounded

December 27, 2012

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When you surround yourself with thoughtful, kind, wise people, you automatically become more thoughtful, kind and wise. So, surround yourself with good people. This is life and shit will happen. It’s all easier to deal with when you’re surrounded with love.  

So what?

December 26, 2012

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So what if you royally screwed up the stuffing for dinner. So what if you bought a Starbucks gift card for you brother’s new  girlfriend (who actually doesn’t drink coffee).  So what if you were overdressed for the holiday party.  That’s not what any of it was about, any way. 

Santa

December 25, 2012

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As a kid, isn’t one of the best things about Christmas the magical nature of Santa Claus? The idea that, overnight, a man has a flying sleigh and flying reindeer and they go and bring presents to everyone?  Isn’t that one of the best things about being a kid, all of the magic and mystery […]