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#FailureFriday

#FailureFriday

  Pretense is strong here online.¬†We see people making their lives seem happier than they really are, or sharing their successes when failure comes more frequently. I love to share my joy, and I feel joy a lot of the time. Sharing only that becomes a problem when we decide to take responsibility for the mental health of those who follow what we do. I don’t think it is necessary that anyone take on that responsibility, nor do I think…

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Promoting Passion Week 36: Promote Passion!

Promoting Passion Week 36: Promote Passion!

Somebody said to me once that if I don’t share my passion with the world, I am doing the world a disservice. That is some tough advice to take because it forces you to not only acknowledge but accept your worth. But the truth is that we are all worthy, and beyond that, we all have something to give. The less we share of ourselves, the less the world can grow and change and be influenced by the passion we…

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And the Crowd Goes Wild

And the Crowd Goes Wild

The first time you picked up a camera and clicked the shutter and saw what you created and knew you were hooked, you also knew that you would have to tell your loved ones about your new passion, or at least eventually. For some people this is easy. It is like saying that you had pancakes for breakfast. The people around are fine with it, and it seems normal, like brushing your teeth. But for others the impact of saying…

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The Visual Flow

The Visual Flow

When your voice finds a visual flow you tend to love all that you create, whether that love lasts or not. Visual flow is another name for having style, assuming that style is something that you worked for out of personal desire. Flow, in any context, refers to the feeling you get when you are completely immersed in a feeling or activity. I recently watched a documentary about this and read part of a book while waiting to catch a…

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Distractions…and Oh Look at That Shiny Thing

Distractions…and Oh Look at That Shiny Thing

Last year I thought I was wonder woman. I thought I could do it all, and that I would try to do it all. But if I learned anything from Radiohead, its that This Just Feels Like Spinning Plates…and sometimes they all come crashing down. Hard. So, last year when I was booking my schedule for 2014, I thought “sure, why not book two trips a month…just eat healthier and suck it up!” It turned out to be a lot…

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