Happy No Matter What

I buy a lot of books. A lot. I download them. I get them in audio. I frequent the bookstore. Martha Beck jokes that if the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) were to classify my little habit as an officially recognized disorder, it would be called… Delusional Literary Purchase Syndrome “The conviction [...]

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May.25.2011

The World Needs You

“Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” [...]

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Jan.18.2011

A Modern Day Princess

I’m planning on running a half marathon in July. Running a marathon was never something of interest. Women who run marathons are not like me, I used to think. A completely different breed of woman. I filed them away under women who “camped in.” The same type of woman who carries a  mountain bike over [...]

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Jun.23.2010

I Choose Passion

Martha Beck, in Finding Your Own North Star uses the North Star as a metaphor for your right life. It’s a fixed point in the sky that can always be used to figure out which way you’re headed. Like the North Star, Martha argues: “the knowledge of your perfect life sits inside you just as the North Star sits in its unalterable spot.”

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