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Thursday Thought: Mind the Gap

When traveling by train we’re told to mind the gap. The gap between the safety of the platform and the safety of the train. When traveling on your journey in life, there’s a gap to mind, too. The gap between where you are now and where you want to be. That space between the two […]

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Thursday Thought: Reality

Last week a client brought this 2005 Kenyon College commencement speech by David Foster Wallace into my awareness: Can’t view the YouTube video above? Watch it here: I’ve been thinking about the content of this video all week. Considering realities that are not the default reality I’m habitually inclined to run to and believe at […]

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Thursday Thought: I Am A __________

Your shoes don’t make you a runner, running does.  Lately I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting motivated to run. It’s hot It’s raining I didn’t sleep well last night It’s so comfortable in bed All the sports are on Eleventy billion Netflix, HBO, and Amazon Prime shows to watch It feels hard right now […]

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Thursday Thought: Sleep

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” ~ Francis Bacon Yes, yes. I’m reminded of this, even when I don’t get the sleep I need for stretches at a time. Reminded that sometimes being silent, rather than tossing and turning and trying to fall asleep, it’s okay to simply be still, silent. Reminded to take in […]

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Thursday Thought: Looking Back

“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.“ —Henry David Thoreau Sorry, Mr. Thoreau, but I wholeheartedly disagree. While I do believe in the concept of moving forward and not letting the past hinder forward progress, I also believe it’s important to learn from the past so we know how to handle similar […]

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Thursday Thought: Change Mindset

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” –Maya Angelou Sometimes it’s important to vent, to get something off your chest, to get it out of your system and make room for something new. But don’t let this venting session turn into a firehose and take over your […]

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