Tag Archives: anxiety

The Rule of Three’s

Physical injuries aren’t a normal occurrence in my life. And this year it seems as if I’m oddly accident-prone. In December, I twisted my ankle. Or foot, more accurately. While dancing at a playwriting retreat, I jumped up… and fell … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope

The second nonfiction book I read after returning from Asia. I’ve been lucky with three amazing choices over the past few months–here was the first. I waited to write about The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope because every … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull

When I returned from Asia, still burnt out on struggling to make things work, I didn’t think a nonfiction book written by Pixar’s President would help me feel ready to get back to work. But it was the first book … Continue reading

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My Mountain Metaphor

Memory #1  from my first trip to Asia. A month ago when I first mentioned how climbing Mount Fuji was a metaphor for me to my parents, they told me to stop making metaphors out of everything. True, I have a … Continue reading

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Challenges Are Challenging

The lull from my first few weeks as a graduate student is ending. It’s not the end of the world or the end of my fun; I knew it was coming . . . and yet, the anxiety and impatience … Continue reading

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My Hidden Shadow, Anxiety at the Transition

Written August 31, 2013 I’m finally here in Toronto. Settling in is a process, but it’s moving along. I’ll be posting about all the exciting sights, explorations, and new friends soon. For now, I do want to dedicate one post … Continue reading

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