Georgia O’Keeffe’s Fear, Glennon Melton’s Sacred Scared, and Choosing Healing

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  “I’ve been absolutely terrified every second of my life-and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.” ~ Georgia O’Keeffe Journeyer, I came across this quote while reading Glennon Melton’s post Sacred Scared. Wow, just wow… Glennon has this beautiful and forceful, yet gentle at the same time, way of reminding us …

On Etiquette, Failure, and The Well-Appointed Woman

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  Numerous people have reached out to me, in some way or another, to discuss how someone is causing them angst. Every single person has expressed frustration and anger and concerns about how to move forward in the relationship. In the past four months, two of these women have been dealing with anxiety pertaining to their own mothers. That, my …

On Leadership and Failure

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This morning I’ve got Leadership on my mind. Last year I applied to speak at a local TEDx event. The TED organization, for those not familiar with them, is a group whose focus is centered around one central theme: “Ideas worth spreading.” I’ve been following TED and TEDx (locally branded TED enthusiasts groups) speeches for nearly six years now. One …

On Failure, Fat, and Hope

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I recently saw a commercial for the upcoming Biggest Loser series. A quick blip of a girl with a weightlifting bar overheard flashed on the screen and I heard her say, “I used to be an Olympic Weightlifter.” I used to be a swimmer and a diver and an equestrian, I thought. And, as a teenager, some seventy-five pounds lighter …