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Archive for June, 2012
Reasons to Ignore Your Inner Fear Factory
Reasons to Ignore Your Inner Fear Factory

“Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win By fearing to attempt.” — William Shakespeare The other day I was having coffee with my friend Heather, who is in one of the most fearless careers: documentary film. I know it’s not working on an aircraft carrier, but documentaries rarely […]

Stuck in Mental Quicksand? Change the Subject.
Stuck in Mental Quicksand? Change the Subject.

There you are: a view of the waves, bottle of wine just corked. The week is finally over. You’re taking in the light dancing on the water when… “What’s that honey?” you say. “God, do you ever listen to me?” your girlfriend says, clanking her fork on her plate a bit too hard. Apparently, you […]