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Recovering a Sense of Play

Something I’m trying hard to recover when working on projects is a sense of play. It’s one that’s easy to lose because it doesn’t rank high in making a project feel worthwhile—productive, profitable, or prestigious, feels much more important. We’d certainly make time to

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Earning to Be Creative

I have another question for you today: How hard are you trying to earn your identity as a creator/creative/artist? Because once we decide for ourselves that we start creating work that is generous, courageous, and intended to connect with others, most of us run straight into self doubt.

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Yes, You Are an Imposter

For the longest time I thought the Imposter Syndrome was something to overcome or avoid. It’s not till recently I’ve learned it’s here to stay. It’s not going anywhere. Before I started coaching it was, “Who do you think you are even trying to do anything

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Lesson from Three Years of Blogging

I recently found out my mom had dreams to become a writer. I knew she loved books and majored in German literature, but I never knew she wanted to be a writer. Growing up, my mom would always have K-Radio 1660 AM on at home while doing chores and cooking.

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What is my menu?

My wife and I recently watched the Chef’s Table episode of Mashama Baily of The Grey in Savannah Georgia (Season 6, Episode 1). A big part of her story was putting together a menu for her restaurant. A menu is the fundamental expression of a chef. It’s the

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Choose Your Pain

"Many people delay taking action because they hope to avoid suffering. They keep searching for a path that won’t involve tradeoffs. But some form of suffering is always inevitable. The process of taking action is the process of choosing your pain." -James Clear The need for reassurance is what

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Regrets of the Dying

Bronnie Ware worked in palliative for many years, taking care of patients in the last three to twelve weeks of their lives. She made a list of five regrets of the dying collected from conversations she’d have with her patients. 1. I wish I’d had the courage to

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So Now What’s Next?

We all want reassurance. I’ve heard anxiety defined as experiencing something bad that hasn’t happened yet. Who wouldn’t want to be told everything will be ok? Around this time as I look towards the new year, I’ve always had this sinking feeling of whether or not

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Make it Raw, Not Perfect

My niece was born this past Tuesday, and the rest of the week felt like a blur in the best possible way. I have so much more to say about being an uncle, but that will be for another day. This week, I wanted to wrap up my thoughts about

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Seventh Week Sabbaticals

Today is the start of my first sabbatical week this year. I wanted to revisit what I mean when I say a sabbatical, for those that are new here (welcome again!) and as a reminder for veterans. Growing up, a sabbatical seemed like a luxury that only professors took. My