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Confessions of an overachiever

August 10, 2015

I have a confession: I’m an overachiever, and I’m insatiable. I love to play the underdog, wear the chip on my shoulder, feel like I’ve overcome some unfair handicap, and exceed everyone’s expectations. And it seems like I can never get enough. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a perfectionist who binges […]

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Healthy Resistance; or Life on My Gary Fisher Hybrid

August 4, 2015

One of my favorite books is Moby-Dick. It’s full of humor, drama, and introspective reflection. It’s expansive, covering seemingly every physical and metaphysical topic under the sun. It also teaches me to listen. Ishmael, the narrator (at least “Ishmael” is what he instructs us, as readers, to call him.), spends thousands of words on the […]

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Cuddle up to fear and let it whisper in your ear

July 26, 2015

“Do what you fear the most,” read a note magnetized to Ben’s old apartment in Pittsburgh. I met Ben in grad school, and it was my first time visiting him after we had gone our separate ways. And I haven’t forgotten that note. It struck me as bold, as courageous, as, well, really fucking scary. […]

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Why I’m afraid of God…and writing…and submitting…and love.

July 20, 2015

God is a difficult word for me. It’s a difficult concept to think about – and by difficult I mean that my body typically physically locks up when someone mentions it. Even writing about it right now, I want to open a new tab in my browser, distract myself, and/or walk [run] away. And, come […]

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Compartmentalization is an illusion

July 11, 2015

Compartmentalization is an illusion one with real consequences “How you act in one part of your life bleeds into all the other areas of your life,” Chance had said in the car. It wasn’t to me, but I was listening, even if I couldn’t yet fully hear – or process – what he was saying. And […]

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Fresh Boom Sauce

July 11, 2015

For the next many months I’m teaming up with a writer to provide insights for you here. Send me your comments in the contact page here on the sight.

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My vision for 2015

December 12, 2014

My mission is to effect change in the world through inspiring individuals to reach their greatest potential by unlocking the power of commiting to do whatever is needed to get what they say they want.

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Creating new habits.

December 11, 2014

Turn your resistance and fear into action. Shift from operating through your ego into seeking clarity in order to better relate and empathize.

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On the Brink.

June 25, 2014

“When things fall apart and we’re on the verge of we know not what, the test for each of us is stay on that brink…we use these situations either to wake up or put ourselves to sleep” Pema Chodron

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April 21, 2014

I’m excited to be working on a project with Katherine Keller. We’re connecting women with coaches. Follow her while she creates this opportunity for women.

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