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Transcending Procrastination – You Can’t Finish What You Don’t Start

  You have to take that first step Internally committing to something is one thing. Publicly committing to something is entirely different for now there’s a heightened sense of accountability. Your actions are measured, tallied. Your inaction noticed for the void of activity it occupies. Your ideas, your dreams, your goals are now in the public forum – no longer locked away in the confines of your mind. They take on their own life, own identity and are now tangible. What no one could see is now in the limelight. It is now hanging over your head like a visible thought bubble… …mine is written in 12pt Calibri font and says “I want to be a writer“. Comfort zone be damned In an effort to get my creativity kick-started I dove into a workshop with the amazingly talented, brilliantly authentic, witty and charming Donna Morrissey this past weekend. It filled […]

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Dream Paralysis – It’s Not Who You Are That Holds You Back

  What do you want to be when you grow up? If you could do anything in the world instead of the job you are doing right now, and had the funds to do it, what would you do? What would you be? Is it the same thing you wanted to be when asked the same question in your childhood? If it is, why haven’t you made that a reality? What is holding you back? What steps would you need to take to make that happen for you? Sometimes you don’t end up where you thought you would I was asked this question this morning. I wanted to be a fashion designer, a teacher and a marine biologist. My life has taken many twists and turns – I am none of these. While parts of these careers still appeal to me, I’m oddly okay with the outcome. So, what would […]

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