Category: CREATE

The Art of Embracing the Suck

And so, here you are. You’ve found yourself in a season that stinks. As Dr. Seuss once so brilliantly put it, “When you’re in a slump, you’re not in for much fun. Un-slumping yourself is not easily done.”  And so this year, I’ve been thinking a lot about how does one embrace the suck. When times […]

Learning to Embrace the Suck

As I might have mentioned, once… or about a hundred times already… I’m a Brené Brown groupie. A few months ago, I found this recording she did, of a talk called Rising Strong as a Spiritual Practice. The recording is a seminar she gave in Colorado, and covers a lot of the concepts she discusses in her […]


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