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#BlogHer13 Taught Me

A ‘lil over a week ago I went off to Chicago to meet some of my blogging friends and 5,000-ish of our peers at BlogHer ’13. It was a conference I’d been looking forward to for many personal reasons. I love blogging, and I love the community. I just needed it all to come together. And that it did. #BlogHer13 taught me a lot about myself and why I do what I do. keep reading

If I Weren’t Afraid #BlogHer13

I’ve been absolutely positively addicted to Sheryl Sandberg since the day almost four months ago when the Women’s Business Resource Group talked about Lean In. I’ve shared a few things with you on this here blog, and many of you know I got to listen to Sheryl speak in person at BlogHer 13 last week. And some of you have been dying to know what in the world I thought of it. keep reading

NaBloPoMo July 30: Timely Connections

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt: Do you connect the most with the past, the present, or the future?

This is another easy one. I connect most with my feelings from the past simply because we cannot know the future, we aren’t sure what impact the present has on us, but we know how the past formed us. Right? keep reading

NaBloPoMo July 29: Feelings

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt:  Can you connect easily with your feelings and understand where they come from?

My feelings. Ah. Evan and I are so much the same with our feelings. We easily get hurt and pout and cry. I’m learning to accept my emotions and not internalize everything, but it’s been a long journey of learning. I wouldn’t say I connect with my feelings, nor do I understand where they are coming from. keep reading

NaBloPoMo July 25: Seemingly Unconnected

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This post is brought to you by the NaBloPoMo July prompts from BlogHer. This month, I am writing about connections. 

Today’s Prompt:  William Plomer defined creativity as “the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.” Discuss.

Creativity surely brings the least likely pairs together for connections. Today, for instance, I am off to Chicago to celebrate creativity bringing people together. While I am at BlogHer, I will be connecting with women who are creative like me, but that we may not have otherwise have been connected. keep reading