September 2010

Becoming a Friendly Contrarian

by Connie
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I’m a contrarian, by nature. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a friendly contrarian and sometimes a provocative contrarian; but a contrarian all the same. I question things; yep, pretty much all things.  I tend to push the limits, poking, peeking and investigating along the way. When I was a child my mother would lament, ‘You [...]

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Do You Suffer from Analysis Paralysis?

by Connie
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Has this ever happened to you?  Have you ever thought to yourself; ‘I hate my life.  This just isn’t working for me.’ Or, ‘This relationship isn’t what I thought it would be.’ How about, ‘I don’t know how my house ever got this disorganized and out-of-control.’ Maybe your mantra is, ‘I’ve got to start taking [...]

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Do It, Because You Can

by Connie
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I woke up on the 9th anniversary of September 11th, to the sound of someone playing a ride cymbal, on our roof. Once I was more fully awake, my brain was able to correctly identify the sound.  It was actually falling rain.  It sounded so rhythmic to me; it caught my waking-mind by surprise.  Then I [...]

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Sink or Swim: Life is About More Than Keeping Your Head Above Water

by Connie
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Everyone, it seems these days, is running in 19 different directions.  I’m sure you’re no different.   I promise, after reading this post, you’ll know the difference between treading water and gliding towards your dream life.  Then, you can make an informed decision about which you’d rather do in your life; sink or swim.  Unfortunately, most [...]

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Shaking the Snow Globe: Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

by Connie
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Do you ever feel the need to shake up your world?  How do you step outside of your comfort zone?  Do you ever test yourself?  What are you looking to gain, when trying something unfamiliar?  Maybe you don’t ever feel the need to rock your world.  I do, because I always end up gaining so much [...]

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