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Positivity

It’s a scientific fact that taking a positive attitude to a shitty situation makes it less shitty. I know that’s easy to say, effortless in fact, and when people doubt it I think they’re tapping into a fear that if

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Working with people

I’m generally quite dismissive. There are people I like who’ve read my attitude as hatred because I’m often lost in thought and pleasantries disgust me. And there are people I loathe who refuse to acknowledge it. Since the sexual harassment

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Quitting 

I walked past a book about quitting the other day, why we’re scared of it and so forth, and I thought that is one book I do not need, I’ve never been scared to quit situations. In fact I wish

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Lateness

I’m late often. ¬†I’m habitually late. I’m increasingly late with increasing frequency. My actual personality is quite meek, I avoid almost everything. Uncomfortable, difficult, unafffirming things get replaced by drinking, hanging out, blogging. So when I see myself being later

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Old friends, former friends, and ex friends

Simone said, when we met again for the first time after the move, that we were like old friends. It’s pleasant and social to see her and the feeling is that we’re connected through the past even though we’re not

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Protected: difficulties

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You have to be willing to let people lose you

We all want to help people, we all care. And we all think if people would just listen we could help them, if we’re just patient we can all get to a place where we flourish. But it’s not always

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