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Life Choices

“Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.” H. D. Thoreau via resilience — Writing with Light

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INFJ Self-Love – Reconciling the Contradictions

I feel like I’m full of contradictions most of the time. Possibly that’s because I’m an INFJ. It’s driving me nuts quite often, but I’m also feeling like I’m reconciling more and more of the contrasting parts of me, accepting that … Continue reading

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Questions for the Road

What can I do? What can I contribute? What comes easy to me that is difficult for others? And where is that needed? How and for who can that make a difference?

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Do For Yourself What You Would Do For Others

We all know this the other way around – “treat others as you want to be treated by them”. But what if I need to even the balance the other way around? Do I listen to my thoughts as I would listen to someone … Continue reading

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When Life Gets Complicated. A Few Things That Might Help

1. Talk things over with friends and family, with whoever you feel is best. Someone who listens, reassures and gives you space to rest and figure it all out. (Do not talk things through with people who will try to solve this … Continue reading

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PhD Lesson 1: Humility is a Virtue. Or: Reality Check.

I had my first meeting with my supervisor today, and let’s just say it wasn’t a rousing success. Apparently I’m not nearly as prepared as I should be, and my proposal – the one that earned me both places I … Continue reading

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