4 posts tagged control

Resolving Our Past

We need to resolve our past, so we can expose our truth and move forward with our lives. We are drowning in our unresolved emotions. Unrecognized, they weigh us down. Depressed by them, we unknowingly hide and mask them. So often we think our uncomfortable emotions away, doing everything we can not to feel the truth of them. Our rationalizations become what is real to us, and what we feel. What is not comfortable we do not acknowledge. Disconnected from the truth of our emotions, we ...

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photo credit: Scott Akerman

Longer Than Expected

How do I balance my innate human desire to estimate how long something will take, with the reality that I often have little control over this truth? Is the point to do my best in estimating, to get a general sense, and then to leave it? Is the point to do some planning, but to never decide that my expectations are true and correct? Is the point to create motivation to work towards the goal, rather than attaching to its timeline? Perhaps our time estimates are funny games we play with ...

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When Humans Attack!

photo credit: 69Vagamundos There was nothing in the world I feared more then when humans attack. So much so, that for a long time, I did my best to avoid humans altogether. To avoid them meant I wouldn't be attacked. I'd be safe. But, the attacks still happened, despite my attempt to control and prevent them. No matter what I did, I couldn't control how you behaved.

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One Thing I Think I Know About Personal Branding

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There is no demand for my message.


Personal branding isn't about packaging myself up into a pretty box and showing only the good and glowing. The whole me, not my tidy little message, is what people want and will see, whether I attempt to control it or not. Establishing a message for myself, deciding on a pretense, trying to make you think what I want you to think about me, is not of benefit to me.

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