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2023 Retrospective and 2024 Goals

My 2023 summary and goal for the new year

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A walk on November 8

I read a post yesterday where a woman said her dream job was to take a 3 - 4 hour walk every day, come home and write a 3000 word essay about it, and send it to an email address that never wrote back. Something about that made me feel very seen.

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I only did fun things and it made me miserable

How my focus on fun actually taught me about discipline.

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2021 Retrospective and 2022 Goals

It's time again for a yearly retrospective!

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2020 Retrospective and 2021 Goals

It's time for another retrospective! This year was... a lot.

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Neuroscience, Behavior, and Anxiety: Growing once you're grown

Do you suffer from anxiety? I do, and am fascinated with how neuroscience, behavior, and anxiety are all related. This post goes into how this is all interconnected and some ideas that might help you manage your own anxiety.

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Reaching your goals

I often have trouble posting and sharing content, even though I really want to. I got some recent advice from my coach to help me think about it a bit differently. I wanted to share the two biggest things that stood out to me.

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2019 Retrospective and 2020 Goals

Insert your own funny 2020 vision quote here... everybody happy? But for real, let's look at how things went in 2019 and goals for 2020.

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Why are people in America so angry?

I recently had a conversation with someone that asked me, "Why are Americans so angry?" And that got me thinking, so I wrote down why I think we're all so upset.

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Finding hope as our world changes

A few months ago I was lucky enough to go to the Cooper Hewitt Design museum in New York. The exhibit I saw was what I've been waiting for. It made me sad, excited, angry, and most of all—hopeful. It changed me in such a way that I still think about it almost every day. I want to share some of what I learned with you.

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Dealing with climate anxiety in a dying world

How anxiety can give way to productive anger.

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How it feels to give away your LEGOs

How working in a startup and constantly redefining your role can be terrifying, fun, and ultimately help you grow.

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2018 Retrospective and 2019 Action Plan

Another year has come and gone, so it's time for reflection and goal setting!

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Confessions of a Quitter

I struggle with starting projects, and basically never finish them. So I’ve always considered myself a quitter, until now. Here’s how I changed.

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The Lie We've Been Told: You Have Natural Talent

Talent isn't what you think it is. It isn't something you're born with. It's something you earn. Learning this has completely changed how I view learning and practice. It's also taught me how to do the right types of practice to really grow.

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