Adventure + Trying new things

What to do when you feel like an impostor or a fraud.

July 13, 2013
Feel like an impostor?

Let’s get something clear – I’m not talking about actually having committed fraud. For that you should call an attorney. I’m talking about when you feel like you aren’t qualified. Like you are playing dress up in business. Wearing someone else’s suit or heels. Right out of college, I started at a very large firm. […]

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The dark side of competition

July 9, 2013
The dark side of competition

Competition is good. It helps us strive to be better. But there is a dark side. Have you taken the Strength Finder test? I have. Twice. ‘Competition’ was my #1 strength. Both times. By a lot. ‘Competition’ STOMPED all my other strengths. Here is part of the definition of this strength: “Competition is rooted in […]

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The day I realized I was a writer

May 11, 2013
What did you dream about when you were a kid?

I have written since I was a little kid. All the time. If I don’t write daily, I feel mentally and emotionally constipated. But saying or even thinking “I am a writer” is scary. For a while, while denying that I am a writer – I explored photography, and I do love to take pictures. […]

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Kindness of strangers

May 1, 2013
Kindness of strangers; helping hands

I wrote this post a LOOOOOONG time ago, in February of 2012. But I wanted to publish it now. Because I like it 🙂 Whoever you are, I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. – Blanche DuBois, A Streetcar Named Desire I play ‘almost running out of gas’ roulette all the time. And […]

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