Tag Archives: Fear

This is Embarrassing

It occurred to me at the gym today, a place where I do some of my best, if not sweaty, thinking, that I have not embarrassed myself in a long time. Something was afoot; I am someone who has spent … Continue reading

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Mouse Trap

An old friend used to tease me that I got paid to color, sword fight, play CandyLand and Mouse Trap. Yea I know what you are thinking, who doesn’t? The truth is I bet most of us are playing some … Continue reading

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Working in Circles

I haven’t written for a long, long time. Not like this, my writing of late has been academically focused due to two new jobs. But that is not the reason for not writing. That is the excuse. There are people … Continue reading

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Emily Post on Armageddon

It has come to my attention that the publishing world has neglected a growing niche market. It seems Armageddon is at our door on a monthly if not weekly basis according to Inside Edition, ABC, NBC, CBS, Astrology Chronicle, The … Continue reading

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Chasing Butterflies

Writing has not been something I have wanted to do or could have done for what feels like a very long time. It has felt like my head has been stuffed with cotton—like you would find in a new bottle … Continue reading

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The Backcountry Take on Fear

I write about fear a lot. Partly because I have spent a good portion of my life not participating, not living a bigger life for fear-sake. The other part is I now work with folks as a life coach and … Continue reading

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I Would Give Up a Lung

The assignment was for each team of two to research their assigned organ and give an oral report. This announcement promptly caused my first panic attack, I was in 6th grade. Elyse Pector and I researched and wrote our report … Continue reading

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Put down the gun?

A few weeks ago a very learned friend told me a story that has stuck with me and I would like to share it. Years ago she was part of a spiritual/therapeutic type group that met regularly to work together; … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Forgetting

Sometimes the lightness or the forgetting comes from organic sources, as in “it just happens.” I walk into a room with a task in mind and it dissipates as I arrive on the threshold of the room of the intended … Continue reading

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