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Birthday parties for children of night workers

Birthday parties for children of night workers

In this #taxichat, Laini and I reminisce about birthday parties we used to throw for Lotus' friends. In chapter five of The Spare Room, I introduce Lotus, a teenager who grew up living in a brothel. This tenacious-passionate-obscenely rude-tender hearted girl lived...

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Empathy requires intentionality.

Empathy requires intentionality.

"I feel so bad for her." Do you feel badly because she's found herself in a terrible situation, or because you can feel and empathize with what she's going through? If, like many people, you've lived a relatively un-traumatized life, how do you shift yourself from...

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Killer day? Deep. Breath.

Killer day? Deep. Breath.

Deep. Breath. Hey guys, sometimes you just have a KILLER day. The kind of killer day, you don’t even know how killer it is until you finally get home, sit down, and take a breath. Make it a deeeeep one. Because yes, people will sometimes let you down. Possibly,...

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Don’t run away from hard things.

Don’t run away from hard things.

It's natural, isn't it? When something scary looms in front of you, to turn and head in the other direction. But in my discussion with Nikki Groom on the Movement Makers podcast, we talked about why we shouldn't run away from hard things. We agreed that if we run away...

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When giving is joyful and easy.

When giving is joyful and easy.

When I chatted with Meredith for her podcast, we touched on a number of topics, including the joy of giving. Meredith for Real: the curious introvert podcast is all about discovering the life we love & how we find the courage to live it. So inevitably, we ended up...

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The Great Resignation.

The Great Resignation.

According to NPR as the pandemic winds down, people are quitting their jobs in record numbers. They're calling this "the great resignation." Whether it's at a meaningful scale or not, we should ask ourselves why folks are leaving their jobs, when less than a year...

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