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It’s getting harder and harder to talk myself into leaving the house some days.  I guess it’s a kind of agoraphobia.  But like today, it feels like fall, everybody else in this household is out of town, and I’m trying to talk myself into driving down to the coast to go birdwatching.   64 more words

Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway

Feel the fear & force ourselves to do it anyway

This morning I sat with my first coffee of the day on the front bench.  The air was cool but the sun was strong enough to warm me.  1,035 more words

The Overwhelming Power of Fear (and how to break it down)

Last week I spent close to an hour trying to convince a 17 year old student not to throw away a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It was one of the most intense and honest conversations I’ve had in 16 years of working in higher education. 1,492 more words

Everyday Life

I'm Coming Out...

My new friends and neighbours still don’t know what I do and I am looking for a way to tell them.

The answer comes in the form of a newsletter my son brings home from school. 850 more words

In a world where we crave certainty there is only one thing we can be sure of – change is inevitable. Consistency gives us a sense of security whereas change fills us with fear.

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Jim Rohn

Feel the fear and do it anyway (as demonstrated by a 2 and a half year old)

This week I have learnt a valuable lesson in life thanks to my two and a half year old niece. My niece and nephew often teach me lessons in life which a plethora of self help books, or mindful classes could not. 978 more words