Kintsugi living blog — fear

Sit down before fact as a little child

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Sit down before fact as a little child

Sitting in the sun by yorkd, on Flickr. Used via Creative Commons licensing. "Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing." ~Thomas Henry Huxley Back in the days when I was still working in the lab as a research chemist, I kept that quote posted in my cubicle where I would see it every day. A key part of being a good scientist is that willingness to give up one's preconceived notions in order to clearly see exactly...

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When obsessing over others is avoidance

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When obsessing over others is avoidance
“When we find ourselves obsessing over what someone else is doing, it is probably because there is an action we are avoiding taking ourselves.” ~Julia Cameron

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Emotions are tricky things

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Emotions are tricky things
Emotions are tricky things, but they get even trickier for those of us who have been raised in systems that teach us wrong names for what we feel.

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