Tag Archives: happiness

Recovery is… gradually then suddenly

This post is going to be short, because it’s already late and there are other things I’m *supposed* to be doing, before I go to bed, but I wanted to make sure to capture and share this feeling I’m having … Continue reading

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I wish I had given up sooner

I’ve always subscribed to the “never give up” mentality.  The “fall down 6 times, get up 7 times” measure of success.  The “you don’t fail until you quit trying” prophecy.  But I’m at a point in my recovery that I … Continue reading

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Scarcity and the unintended consequences of “not enough”

My family was a long way from wealthy, but in the grand scheme of things, and in comparison to people who have it much worse, our basic needs were generally met.  We always had a home, clothes, food (well, the food was … Continue reading

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The baby and the bathwater

When I started working on this post we were approaching a very special time of year: resolution time.  There’s something about the end of one calendar year and the beginning of another that makes us feel like we have an … Continue reading

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Out of the darkness, light and gratitude.

This winter was tough for me.  I’ll tell you all about that a little later, but for now I just wanted to get a quick post up to let you know that I’m back! I am better. The only way … Continue reading

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Happiness is a choice

Several weeks ago, when I was having a particularly rough time with work/life/my thoughts, I told CB (my therapist) how I sometimes feel about life.  She gave me a homework assignment to watch the movie Happy.  In the movie we … Continue reading

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The Curse of Perfection

“I’m a perfectionist” is one of the most cliche responses to the interview question: “tell me about one of your weaknesses.”  The trick to answering that question is turning a “negative” into a positive, and you believe that (in business) … Continue reading

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