Tag Archive: being awesome

Jun 08

Talking. About Everything.

i love stuff

I like just about everything. I think everything is neat and that everything is fascinating to somebody. One of my favorite aspects to writing articles for the college newspaper was talking to the people who were putting on various events, or who were trying to start a club, or who were behind some sort of …

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Jun 03

I Want to Talk About All the Things

i want to do all the things

When most beginners start blogging, all them blogging and social media gurus tell you that you gotta pick something. Nobody likes jacks- and janes-of-all-trades, so you need to pick something and specialize in it and build a community around that one topic you picked. It’s easier that way. It’s easier to attract a community. It’s …

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Dec 18

Can I Just Be a News Expert?

news expert

Is there such a thing as a news expert? I ask because that’s what I want to be. If it already does exist, then that’s what I want to be and I want to know what it takes to become a news expert. If it doesn’t yet exist, then I’ll figure out what it means …

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Nov 22

9 Empowering Songs for Kicking Ass and Taking Names

I first came up with this blog post idea a long time ago when, in my SuperBetter account, I created “listen to an empowering song” as a power-up. I had a few on my iPod, came across a few more, and decided it would be cool to put them all together in a list post. …

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Sep 19

Why Am I Here?

why am i here

And How to Figure Out Why You’re Here Too I picked up a book from the library called, Hacking Your Education: Ditch the Lectures, Save Tens of Thousands, and Learn More than Your Peers Ever Will. It’s kind of obvious from the title what it’s about. I’ve read a few snippets here and there, and …

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Sep 13

Thinking about Being Awesome, and About Doing It

Lately, it’s felt like I’ve lost identity capital, that I haven’t done or accomplished much over the past few months. I’ve actually completed my SuperBetter quests to be more awesome (it was a very small Power Pack) and I don’t think I’m any more awesome than I was before I started. Granted, I still haven’t …

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Sep 09

Structuring My Time, Busting that Routine

structure of time

In order to be more awesome and to spend more of my time doing awesome things, I chose to stop sticking to a routine. In thinking about how to bust my routine and not have one, I came up with a really good idea as I was going to bed the other night. I realized …

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Sep 07

Streamlining Your Awesome

Supposedly, there are only two things you do each day: things you like doing/are good at and things you hate doing/are not good at. Streamlining your awesome(ness) means thinking about the things that fall into the latter category and finding a way to do them less or to have someone else do them. As part …

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Sep 06

I Don’t Think I Took a Big Enough Risk

As part of my new set of SuperBetter quests to be better at being awesome, I am to reflect on my experience coming out of my comfort zone. Quite frankly, I think I need to this whole thing over because I didn’t take a big enough risk. I need a bigger risk, something that is …

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Feb 22

Back on Track

getting back on track

I woke up today and committed to making today a productive, awesome day. I committed to making today a great day and to getting things done. Not only did I accomplish that, but I also found a dollar bill this morning on my way to the bus stop. It’s the second dollar bill I’ve found …

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