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Our Struggle to Be True

Authenticity is a fine edge. I know that my best self is self-restrained and magnanimous, merciful and forbearing, courageous. I like showing you that part of me. In each moment I am working hard to make choices that “move toward”

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You are NOT Not Enough

It’s insidious, the chorus of little voices inside our head that tells us to be afraid—be very afraid!—because the world is a big scary place and we are small and powerless. They are the voices of our parents, teachers, doctors,

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Observations in Lost Opportunity

Meeting #1: Unnamed Person X was considered for a career boosting opportunity. Meeting #2: Unnamed Person X exploded in a 60-sec emotional response to a work situation. Meeting #3: Unnamed person X was no longer under consideration for the career

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The Selfies You Don’t See

Three nights ago I sat in my car, crying The Ugly Cry, gobbling down triple cheese mac & cheese from Sheetz. My mighty war chest of tools was powerless against the downward spiral of doubt, negative self-talk, and exhaustion.  No

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