2. letting go of the milestone mentality

You know how women used to stress about turning 30? And then 40? And then, suddenly, the temperature in the room changed, and everyone was like, “Just wait until you get out of your 20s. Things get so much better”? These are people who have let go of what I’m calling the Milestone Mentality. They…

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there’s no wrong way to tell a great story

I came home on a high. I loved my Pixar ball, I loved my experiences at the Disney parks, I’d had a wonderful time with my family, and I was so excited to be home sweet home. I was also rushing to get back to life, because I had a full weekend of work ahead…

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ten years

It’s been exactly 10 years since we graduated high school. 10 years since the only thing we knew to look forward to was the future. 9 1/2 years since we learned that going off to college isn’t always as carefree, easy, and breezy as it might have seemed in the movies. You see, right there,…

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practice : a meditation

Practice saying “Thank You”. Practice smiling. Practice not hiding. Practice being seen. Practice knowing yourself and being known. Practice creativity. Practice breaking rituals, but Practice finding order. Practice eating well. Practice indulgences. Practice long walks and short runs and sweaty hands and Practice feeling grateful for the strength you have been granted. Practice not looking…

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