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The use of guilt

You’d be surprised at how useful guilt is. No, really. When you’re trying to get things done, thinking about the negative consequences can be a powerful motivator. Especially when those consequences will be felt by someone you care about. But what about the consequences you face? What Guilt Is Bitten apple (clipped to polyvore.com) Guilt …

YOLO, FOMO and ADD

The other day, I couldn’t remember where I left my keys. I was already late and I spent another 5 minutes upending my house to find that they were next to my fridge…because I had put groceries away the night before. I’ve had many instances of forgetfulness in the past few months, and it was …

My answer to boredom

At some point in your life, you’ll be want to be anywhere but where you are. Maybe it’s at work. You’re on the floor watching your customers, or looking at a computer screen, hoping that the system op isn’t tracking your clicks as you search for the Youtube your friends told you about. Maybe it’s …

Newness

To better get this message out to the world, and make it easier for you to share it, I’m making a few changes on my site. PLEASE… If you hit a bug, or a dead link, or a ghost picture, please let me know. As I said before, I want to make this as easy …

Dead Weight

One of my colleagues was talking about the need to cut the dead weight (read “people”) out of her life. I’ve had to walk through that too as I mention here, and especially if the relationship was long-standing, you may feel anger, regret and disappointment. But here’s something about dead weight in particular. Dead weight …

Leaving Faith Behind

I’ve talked about faith in the real world. I’m not sure faith is the best word for the experience I think is possible for you. At the time of this post, I’m preparing to host a large-scale fundraising event for one of my favorite organizations. It involves sponsors, artists, performers and filmmakers, social media, speakers …