May I

May I always choose to go all in, with all the courage and gratitude I can muster. May I remain soft and gentle, no matter what I find inside. Given the choice between a great story and truth, may I always choose truth. When feeling lost and overwhelmed, may I choose to let go of […]

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Silence

Rewriting my story daily is one of the best tools I’ve ever had. But at one point you gotta unravel all the stories and dive deep into silence.

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First lesson in magic

It’s infinitely easier for me to write stuff for kids than for parents specifically. I used to be a kid and never been a parent so in theory this kinda makes sense. I’m still trying to grasp how is it possible that I find it easier to communicate with a seven year old than with […]

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A Course in Adulthood

My husband Artur is one of the wisest people I know. He’s almost never afraid. He actively seeks the most challenging thing to be done, and then does this. When there’s a car engine to be replaced, he replaces the engine. When there’s a feature in WordPress that is missing, he creates it all by […]

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Onboarding

1. Pick one thing that terrifies you most.2. Work on it until you’re somewhat comfortable with it.3. Share what you’ve learned.4. Repeat. The more I think about it, the more it seems that Jed McKenna’s transformational process and onboarding on my project team are basically the same thing.

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Questions

What is true? What do I need to get honest about? What am I afraid of? What’s triggering me? What am I unwilling to feel? What am I unwilling to let go of? What am I not seeing here? What am I conflicted about? What am I clinging to? What am I? *** and the […]

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The art of doing nothing

Fold yourself in half. Don’t move. Let the gravity do the work for you. This doesn’t sound like much. But it’s actually quite a lot. When you hold one position like this for several minutes, a lot of tension and discomfort is going to come to surface. A thousand reasons to stop will immediately cross […]

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Reminder to self

I meant to write a long post, but got pulled into some fascinating chats on Twitter instead. I don’t regret having them, but they didn’t bring me any closer to solving the problems that are on my mind right now. Here’s a reminder that while it’s great to brainstorm ideas with others, finding the gem […]

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Going meta

There’s something very meta about creating and writing down the rules and metrics that will be used to evaluate myself and my teammates. I never had a chance to do that before. In my previous roles I either had a set of requirements set by my boss and their boss, or only a vague unspoken […]

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