traits to embody

When You Don’t Believe In Yourself, Try This

Feelings come and go.

Everyone gets into low emotional states from time to time. Sometimes, though, people get stuck in negative emotional states. No matter what they try, it feels ineffectual, like trying to fight their way out of a paper sack.

You’re here because you want to try something … Read more

freewriting indulgence

Try Writing Pure Nonsense for the Rest of the Day

I’m a freewriting evangelist. I love writing marathons.

I have found that the notion of writing without stopping spooks some people.

They’re worried that if they do that, they might tap into something. Awaken something profound (and profoundly suppressed) within them. Likeā€¦ I guess something like the puzzle box in … Read more


Confidence Means Adding Everything and Subtracting Everything

Be Bold, be Free, be Truthful.

Brenda Ueland

I used to think that if I achieved X or Y, then I would feel good about myself.

If I achieved all my goals, I would have something to be confident about.

If I was rich, I would be happy.

Oh, that’s … Read more