Warning: Frustrated Breaks May Lead to Accomplishment

Deciding to Delete On September 27th, 2014 I deleted a writing project I'd played with for a large part of the last twenty years; the majority of my life. The years of off-again, on-again commitment to it had me written into a corner of chaos that I just couldn't dig myself out of. So, I... Continue Reading →

When Criticism becomes Cynicism

From Maria Popova's commencement speech for the 2016 graduating class at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication ...But here’s the thing about self-comparison: In addition to making you vacate your own experience, your own soul, your own life, in its extreme it breeds resignation. If we constantly feel that there is something more to... Continue Reading →

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