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The hard pass

July 27, 2019

It’s been a while since my last posts. The last few months have been interesting. My business has kept me busy. My training at the gym has kicked up several notches (more on that in another post, perhaps), and I’ve done some self-reinvention. It seems that every couple years, I undergo some sort of transformation – sometimes it’s physical, sometimes it’s more emotional. Sometimes it involves me moving.…

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Rendezvous with a sociopath

November 10, 2018

I had a long chat with a dear friend last night who was recently side-swiped by someone who is, at best, a highly dysfunctional human being, and at worst, a sociopath.  I listened as he described the relationship, which had played out over several years.  I empathized deeply as he described his experiences with this master manipulator –  the story all too familiar to me.  Crying to make…

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Identify and eliminate energy vampires

May 15, 2018

Over the last couple of years, I’ve noticed I seem to attract a lot of, what I can only describe as, human succubus.  I’m talking about those people who suck everything out of you, who leave you drained as hell every time you interact with them.  The energy-sucking skills of these leeches are boundless – they can siphon every last drop of vitality and joy from you through…