Tag Archives: Fear

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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