Category Archives: Self Confidence

An Innocuous Older in the Youngers’ Court

According to Ashton Applewhite in This Chair Rocks:A Manifesto Against Ageism, at 5:10 tonight, when I enter my writing class, I will be an “Older”. Older is a relative term; not of bucket into which a person is placed. There are … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Elevator Music

It’s hard enough to give yourself NaNoWriMo pep talks when you healthy, but add a dose of illness and it is easy to succumb to fears and negative reinforcement. That is exactly what has been happening during the past five … Continue reading

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Battling My Blue Day – One Writer’s Angst

My angst started unexpectedly, easing toward my brain through an unknown backdoor. It started on my drive home from a night out. My husband had taken me out to watch the Costa Rica vs. Trinadad and Tobego Women’s CONCACAF soccer semi-final. While … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Ten Reasons to Become the Next IT Girl

A common theme in Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, is the enormous capacity women have to underestimate their worth. Sandberg urges women to stay in the workforce, and to reach for leadership roles. She … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief: Flexing Those Brain Muscles

Follow-up Blog to “On the Cusp of Greatness”: a discussion of when to Lean In to your career choices. I was a college senior attending a Recreation and Parks Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, circling the job board with twenty … Continue reading

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