Regret, Part 2

Regret, Part 2

I have a slew of blog posts in various stages of completion and sitting down to determine which post to complete next, I was struck that I have a Regret 1 sitting out there without a Regret 2. So, here we go…   Recently I’ve given some thought to regret....
The How (pt.1)

The How (pt.1)

Very often we think about and hear things aimed at helping us get past a sticking point, move forward, alleviate some frustration, anger, sadness, etc.  The answers we get often seem obvious: if you are doubting yourself, stop; if you are nervous about approaching...
Absurdity pt.1 (if/then pt.2ish)

Absurdity pt.1 (if/then pt.2ish)

Absurdity is a concept in which I’d like to dive deeper.  We’re going to use the previous post about if/then self narratives to wade further. So here’s the clunky link to introduce absurdity as a concept: Take the thought of just needing to do X in order to do Y. We...
If ___ Then ___

If ___ Then ___

“Once I get those new shoes then I’ll be all set to head to the gym and start working out.” “Once I get back from vacation, then I have this whole new diet plan I’ll start.” “Once I get through this project at work, then I’ll dial back...
The Brittle Busy Bridge We Build

The Brittle Busy Bridge We Build

This morning entering the sauna, a friend was heading out as I was heading in. We exchanged the usual pleasantries including, from him, the ubiquitous,   “So you keeping busy?”   Now, there has been much written on this idea of “busy” and its pluses and...