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Category Archive for 'Protecting our Power'

I’m curious. If you received an email from someone insinuating that you held a grudge against him, and this person added the following statement, what would you think?
“What concerns me though is the respect I have always had for your above-board and trustworthy ways.”

Do you think the writer of the email sees himself as the [...]

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Have you ever come across a boss, in-law, parent, older sibling, or co-worker who holds up their greater years of experience as the reason you should listen to them and do what they say?

“I’ve been doing this for 40 years, so who are you to question me?”
“I’ve raised three kids and done a good job, [...]

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I set my alarm for 5am today, eager to start something author Julia Cameron calls morning pages. For the next 12 weeks, I plan to write my way to “accessing my creativity and realizing my dreams” using her three-page-a-day writing method.
Unlike journaling, morning pages are for awakening the mind to creativity. As the introduction states:
Intellectual [...]

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During my childhood years in Oklahoma, where I lived deep in the heart of Tornado Alley, I grew up with tornadoes more common that rainbows. I spent hours with my family in basements, underground shelters, or in the man-made cave on my grandparent’s farm waiting for the danger to pass. I’ve seen three funnels dancing [...]

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Now that I have written posts about the nature of insecurity, its causes, why overcoming insecurity can be so hard, and finding motivation, part one, and part two, time to tackle the specifics about how to overcome insecurity.
First, a quick review:
Insecurity is about how we view ourselves and the world. Previously, I discussed five causes [...]

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