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Lizard or lover? What’s your response to Paris?

“Absolutely everything is available to us — sorrow and joy, grievance and forgiveness, horror and transcendence — it’s all on the menu. It’s up to us where we put our attention.”—Josh Radnor… 346 more words

When the Boss is an Un-Linchpin

Antithesis of Linchpin

Motivationally speaking, I am totally wiped out.

I have been told every which way west of Sunday: Just teach the minimum. That’s all we’re doing here. 457 more words


From Despair to Where - Manic Street Preachers

This morning I was due to sign up for a half-marathon that I knew would sell out really quickly.

I had the date and time the booking opened in my diary, I was all set. 220 more words


Overcoming Fear

What makes you anxious?

What are you afraid of?

What are your fears… your irrational fears?

We all have them.

Blame it on your “ 250 more words


Feed the Fire

Winter is coming and I know this because my lizard brain, the primitive part that regulates breathing, balance, coordination, and survival has kicked in.

The Second Street owls are already thinking ahead to mating which typically happens in January and February. 664 more words

" Kent Haruf

Creative Cringe and Burnt Sermons

My CEO shared this link on “Creative Cringe” this week. It explains why I loathe my own code after a few months, or why my artistic brothers become harsher critics of their own work as time passes. 130 more words

Personal Growth

Conquering the Lizard Brain

I didn’t know the Lizard Brain was a thing until recently. Apparently it refers to the part of our brain responsible for primitive survival instincts, which Seth Godin (author, marketer, public speaker) says includes a primal self-doubt. 679 more words