Lean into discomfort

clothes for a suitcase
Will never again wear a business suit for a speech. Jeans, untucked shirt, possibly a jacket, and undoubtedly, running shoes.

Lean into discomfort means trying things that may not work.

Before you try something you have to think it up.

Lean into uncomfortable thoughts.

Particularly thoughts that come with no guarantee of working.

Thoughts that might get you laughed at, or ostracized.

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Life is a mental gamble

teddy bear on an ironing board
Hotel ironing board with positive messages. Amen for positive messages.

Life is a gamble.

Dear attitude,

Praying that as you read this today, you know that i now know things that should break my spirit and my motivation.

And just like the Ukrainian people, knowing these things crystal clearly now, actually does the opposite of breaking a person’s spirit.

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The “risk” factor

Simple keynote slide with a few letters
Risk is easier if you have a compass and a true North.

We understand the “it” factor.

Do we understand the “risk” factor?

People with “it”, know the only way to have “it” is to embrace the “risk”…

dad

Trying things that might not work is standard operating procedure for personal vibrancy.

dad

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Prolific opportunities

statue of boy reading a book
Windermere public library at 530 Main Street.

Prolific opportunities…

When you write everyday, without missing a single day, Magic happens.

Additionally, when you do this in an extra-ordinary way, for 13 consecutive years, something beyond Magic happens.

i cannot explain it to you because it’s extra-ordinary. It’s territory only i’ve reached (in this genre, blogging). But the hope is that you can discern an important and unique message that speaks to you – something in its own way, something crazy.

One thing to share now – and the reason for this post – is the daily opportunity to think on “public-paper”.

Not private thoughts, only swimming in my head.

Not private thoughts, only shared with a single confidant.

Not private thoughts printed, but filed away where no one will ever see.

But private thoughts that are publicly shared with the entire world.

Wrap your head around how crazy (out-of-place) that sounds.

Wrap your head around ways this radical concept (private yet globally public – that doesn’t even make sense, but in my head, it does) benefits the artist. Today’s other four posts explore this as it unpacks inside my brain in real time.

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Why do you say that?

Glacier National Park
Glacier National park (GNP). Lake McDonald.

The goal of being different comes with the risk of being misunderstood.

dad

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