Self-Talk… mSw July 2021 v08.1

  This is one of those times where something I’ve written for my Misfirebook.com site fits equally well here. In fact, it may be even more important in the context of this site so here it is… I will never be 67 again. I was 67 when I was diagnosed with Primary Myelofibrosis and told…

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If at First… mSw July 2021 v08

I was talking to a friend this morning about a writing project. A project that caused me to tap out and walk away. If you know me, you know how hard that was. It’s my firm belief that finishing is even more important than getting started. That’s why If at first, you don’t succeed… Try… Try…

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Life Metrics… mSw June 2021 v07

I recently completed and delivered my first presentation in some time. I mentioned it in my last post. The title was “To Do What You’ve Never Done” half of an often-used saying you’ve probably heard before. To do what you’ve never done… You will have to go where you’ve never gone… The content was focused…

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Without Conscious Effort… mSw March 2021 v04

Three words. Just three. And yet there is an entire universe of possibility present in those three words. For me, without conscious effort starts with Zen and the concept of Mushin—roughly translated as no mind. A state without the presence of an active mind. Without ego, anger, and fear. This is something most often experienced…

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