Category Archives for Mindset & Behavior

Blooper Reel vs Highlight Reel

“Don’t compare your blooper reel to someone else’s highlight reel.” There are many variations of this quote, and I don’t know who said it first, but I fell in love with it the moment I heard it. This is one of my new favorite emergency mantras to grab at in the face of insecurity, jealousy, […]

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My “drinking game” words

A few months back I was going through some kind of quarter life crisis in which the only solution that made sense was to get wine and chocolate cake with my roommate. Clearly! After rapid-firing my entire arsenal self-pitying shame sludge at her, my ever-patient roommate made a simple observation. “You say ‘should’ and ‘silly’ […]

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I’ll NOT have what you’re having

Has this ever happened to you? You go out to dinner with some friends. After picking up the menu, your eyes make a first pass. You immediately pick the one you like. Let’s say it’s chicken parmesan. Yes, tonight is definitely a chicken parmesan kind of night. You close the menu. The waiter approaches. He […]

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Why don’t you just write something crappy?

I’m the type of person who tries to say things in as few words as possible but has no problems making gratuitous use of pictures. I like pictures. They say things for you, are quick to produce, and aren’t intimidating.  I take pictures of myself, my friends, my cat, my work, my play, my travels, and my food. […]

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