Excuses

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I’ve been on a quiet bender. A writing radio silence. Most writers know they just need a deadline. I thought I needed a muse; the muse as some form of motivation. But like a fitness coach, it’s not their counting and cheering while you do the reps, it’s mostly someone holding you accountable. In my case, it is only me. I decide what my priorities are. When our priorities aren’t right, it’s because excuses are too easy. I remember a line I heard many years ago. It came from an episode of the Dr. Phil Show playing in the background. He said one thing I’ll never forget. He was speaking to a woman about her weight issues, and said, ‘You … Read More

BrockaExcuses

Documentation of July 2018

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This post is not only a copy-paste of July’s reads, but also some additional mentions worthy of note. Again, I post it here to harness better SEO and tagging abilities, verses the info solely sitting as a static page under my Books category in the heading menu. I have two really exceptional podcasts to add: Waking Up with Sam Harris conversation with Ian Bremmer #133 Ian Bremmer is an ‘American political scientist specializing in U.S. foreign policy and global political risk.’ Joe Rogan conversation with Peter Schiff #1145 Peter Schiff is probably one of the most well known stock brokers and financial gurus. Maybe a coincidence, but for me, listening to each in close proximity to the other felt like good synchronicity. A … Read More

BrockaDocumentation of July 2018