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What if: Your Expertise Is Ignored?

The scenarios are the highlight of the annual Enneagram Panels. Each year, I present the panel with four hypothetical situations in which something unexpected happens. In such cases, we often fall back on our automatic responses, which can reveal quite a bit about type. 1,009 more words


A real (virtual) teen - in her own words

Rather than interview a fictional teen character this week, I’m going to share an online article I found written by a teen author. She explains… 175 more words

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Miles Halter - in his own words

Our interview this week is with Miles Halter (aka “Pudge”) from Looking for Alaska.

According to a popular book review site, this is his story in a nutshell: “The Alaska of the title is a maddening, fascinating, vivid girl seen through the eyes of Pudge (Miles only to his parents), who meets Alaska at boarding school in Alabama.” (You can access the full book review… 871 more words

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Blushing - In Their Own Words

Blushing are a band formed of two husband and wife pairs, although it didn’t start out that way. Back in 2015, singer and guitarist Michelle Soto plucked up the courage to share some songs she had been working on with friend Christina Carmona. 1,803 more words

Loma - In Their Own Words

These are exciting times for Loma. Their self-titled debut album is just days away from release, and starting in April they’re set to embark on a three month tour spanning both sides of the Atlantic. 2,832 more words

On problems

Our choicest plans
have fallen through,
our airiest castles
tumbled over,
because of lines
we neatly drew
and later neatly
stumbled over.

( Piet Hein )

In Their Own Words