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9 September 2003

Quotidian affairs: yesterday was a fuck-up. Inane meetings and massive interruptions meant I lost most of my productive time. Since I’m working to a serious deadline (end Sept) that’s not good. 278 more words

Book Review, Lissa Rankin, The Fear Cure

I have followed Dr. Lissa Rankin’s career with interest for several years now, particularly as she inhabits the same corner of the self-help universe as other authors I admire, including… 449 more words

“Trust in your truth.
It will be the best
decision you ever make.”
Martha Beck

Women's History Month

The Joy Diet - Martha Beck

10 steps to a happier life

The title sounds like one of those annoying books that prophesizes Heaven if you just change completely, follows their enlightened way, and book an expensive retreat, but “The Joy Diet” doesn’t promise any of that. 400 more words

Book Review

My North Star

Martha Beck always inspires me. Today on my walk she gave me some phrases to watch for in my daily life.*

I am dismayed by how many times I use the self-limiting words, “I have to,” and “I can’t” when I am actually living my own choices. 164 more words


Fearful or Peaceful

“Don’t fight fearful thoughts.

Just match each one with an alternative thought

that brings you more peace.”

Martha Beck

We all have fearful thoughts. What if I lose my job? 424 more words

Thoughts To Ponder


Let’s discuss the very important topic of dreams.

There are two types of dreams: the movies that play while you sleep and the wishes, hopes, and desires you have for your future. 350 more words