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FAQ: How Do I Conquer My Money Fears?

I have been there, and I revisit these fears on occasion–probably even more often than I care to admit. I still have student loan debt that I hope to pay off before I retire. I haven’t found health insurance that is worth the exorbitant costs, and I only recently paid off an emergency room bill from when I had catastrophic…

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This Moment

This moment. I am debating whether to go back to work or add to the workout I cut short this morning. This moment. I am enjoying the solitude of my space, the city, and my corner of the sofa. This moment. I am loving all of you, my mom, my partner, my friends throughout my…

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Impermanence

I am neither loser nor winner. Losing happens. Winning happens. Neither is a permanent experience. The only thing I am for this life is human. I have female body parts, but they can be changed. I can have blonde hair, blue eyes, darker skin, larger breasts, and smaller thighs. None of these things are me….

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Burnout

Too many demands, Not enough appreciation. Too many expectations, Not enough compassion. Too much drama over the tiniest issues and harsh punishments for small infractions. Disinterest in my world and my humanity. Oblivion where my needs are concerned, the stresses they add to, my hopes, and my dreams. I am but a vending machine, shaken…

201706.05
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Seven Reasons to Pay People Who Perform Services for Your FOR-Profit Business

Some of my favorite leaders encourage people to volunteer their services when they are seeking a career change. There are still plenty of businesses that post unpaid internship positions that also fail to provide educational credit for the intern. These seem like great opportunities for the workers to build skills and experience they can list on…

201705.22
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Even Peacemakers Sometimes Cause Division

As I have increased my peacemaking work, I have had extraordinary opportunities to participate in meetings with people I admire and organizations I respect. These are people with greater experience and following than I have, if not also greater pedigree, intelligence, and other qualities we look for in leaders. It is both humbling and reassuring…