Saying Goodbye is Bittersweet

Saying “goodbye” is often difficult.  Especially when it’s a “true” goodbye.  You know what I mean by that, don’t you?  When you’re not certain when or whether you’ll see someone again, but you like them – maybe even a lot.  Yet you’re still in the position of saying “adios”.  I’m in that predicament as we speak.  You see, my last day with my law firm is Friday – and it feels really strange (and quite honestly, a bit melancholy). Maybe I should back up a bit.  I’ve decided to start a new business – one in which I won’t be […]

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Stop Justifying Bad Behavior (Instead, Raise Your Personal Standards)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that we are at the end of the presidential election season here in the United States (and if you are lucky enough not to live in the US and not know anything about it, you can be thankful for that – but I promise that this post is still applicable to you).  People are obviously fearful and quite worried about the outcome of this election.  I get it.  We have two candidates that, if I do say so myself, pretty much suck.  Neither is good.  I’ve heard all of the arguments […]

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The Impossibility of Going Back

Have you ever felt like your life wasn’t real – but that it was instead a movie playing out in front of you?  I’ve had that happen to me a few times during my life.  If you haven’t ever felt that way, let me tell you it’s an incredibly jarring feeling.  I felt this way at the time I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  It lasted for the first few weeks after my diagnosis.  Luckily it went away soon thereafter because I went into fight mode and absolutely had to focus on living.  But after treatment, this weird feeling came […]

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There once was a girl…

  You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. — Bob Marley         There once was a young girl who was afraid of her own shadow.  This young girl was full of self-doubt and inner demons, who she could have sworn were eating her away from the inside.  She thought that she would never be good enough, pretty enough, strong enough.  She thought that God didn’t care about her – she was nothing important.  A nobody.  If only she could have seen how beautiful she truly was.  But she couldn’t.  At […]

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