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Go towards the light

“There’s more joy than I ever knew.”—Mary Karr I’m not psychic, but I’m pretty sure that 100 years from now (hopefully sooner), future generations are going to look back at our belief in separation and limits and wonder, “What were they thinking? How could they be so misinformed?” They’ll scratch their heads at our refusal […]

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Question authority

“You know you got it if it makes you feel good.”–Janis Joplin The first thing I learned in journalism school is “question your source.” Is the source reliable? Knowledgable? Are the “facts” being presented scientifically-provable? This standard journalistic practice is especially useful when deciding which of the voices in the chorus of your head to […]

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The 5 kinds of capital that out-trump financial capital

“The spiritual lens—even just the nightly gratitude list–is starting to rewrite the story of my life. I feel like I have been snatched out of the fire, salvaged, saved.”—Mary Karr  You might have seen my post on Facebook, where I gushed in glee about my new book. Hay House, my publisher, moved up the pub […]

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4 bald-faced lies that block your joy and power

“The brain’s natural instinct is to judge, but so is the urge to boink the UPS dude.”—Mary Karr  This blog post might come as a bit of a shock. Mainly, because the statement I’m about to make is completely opposite of how we’ve learned to experience life. Ready? It is possible to live in a […]

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Be your unapologetically weird self.

“God wants us to put this stuff down now. He wants us to wear the world like a loose garment. And be of good cheer.”—Mary Karr I headlined this post with the advice venture capitalist Chris Sacca gave to the 2011 graduates of the Carlton School of Management. Every last one of us is weird […]

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