Browsing All Posts filed under »procrastination«

3 Day Novel Contest Writer’s Retreat

July 17, 2009

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I am cross-posting this from the Shebeen Club because dammit, this just needs to be plastered everywhere! The more I talk to this resort, the more excited I get! From a bright-eyed Friday, September 4th through to a groggy, shaken Tuesday the 8th morning, we’ll be closeting ourselves away in a secluded BC resort doing […]

Jack London on inspiration

February 8, 2008

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“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” — Jack London, Author passed along from Raj

the perfect moment

September 14, 2007

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thinking your way to freedom

August 14, 2007

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Does introspection equal independence? It’s an intriguing thought, especially attractive to those of us who like to think. This very interesting blog post at Strive to Live suggests that without pausing to understand our situations, we will never get ourselves out of them, because we will not be able to see the path.   “The […]

podcast: a map of awakening: the five spiritual faculties

July 3, 2007

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These are the five Buddhist spiritual precepts, explained and expanded upon by Diana Winston, from the excellent collection at DharmaSeed. These principles, as with much of Buddhist practice, can be used by anyone, Buddhist or not. These are paradigms that are universal: you can look at your life, analyze it according to these principles, and […]

99 lessons learned by leaving

July 2, 2007

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Here’s some good food for thought from Edith Yeung (whom I found via sports blog WithMalice: she’s listed 99 things she’s learned by leaving the corporate life. Bear with the typos (god knows we’ve all made typso!) because there’s real wisdom here under an imperfect facade. Actually, the time it takes to sit down and […]

to boldly go

June 21, 2007

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and to boldly do, too. The quality of boldness is not one that is celebrated anywhere this side of Donald Trump’s ego, but it is a quality which is essential to changing your life. If you don’t dare, if you don’t try, who will? Whose job is it, anyway? That would be you. And who […]