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I Found a New Dream

Yesterday night, I watched the 8th episode of Season 1's "Perception." For those of you who haven't heard of the show, it's about a professor of neuroscience, who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia as an undergraduate and who gets recruited by the FBI to help solve difficult and complex cases. In this particular episode, what… Continue reading I Found a New Dream

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Teeming and Teaming with Awesomeness

I talked about how we should be spending the first part of our transformation growing, listening, and learning in Part 1 of this series: Who We Were Meant to Be. Then, I explained pursuing what is good in the final stage of our metamorphosis in Part 2: Being True and Good to Ourselves. I was… Continue reading Teeming and Teaming with Awesomeness

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The Stories that Must Be Shared

As a child, playing the piano was a safe way for me to release my unfiltered, intense emotions. Well, it was safer than using words to share whatever was going on inside of me. I was too young to really say, with any conciseness, what I was thinking or feeling. And, I was scared about potential… Continue reading The Stories that Must Be Shared

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The Insatiable Impetus to Write

To the unacquainted passerby and even to the well-seasoned friend, my explanation for why I had the insatiable impetus to write fiction would make no sense. Any discussion of it probably sounds effectively elusive or marginally mystical. Starting on this series – yes, I said series, not just one standalone book – wasn't so I… Continue reading The Insatiable Impetus to Write