Around 14 years ago, I defended my doctoral dissertation and acquired my Ph.D. It was a monumental milestone in my life; something I had been working toward for 10 years. Those kind of achievements are pretty spectacular, and leave you feeling very proud. Surprisingly, the feeling is only temporary. Indeed, people other than myself forgot … Continue reading What’s Next?
Leaving one's comfort zone can be, well, uncomfortable. Humans have a basic necessity of feeling competent at what they do in order to be content (Junger, Tribe). Stemming from this need is a fear that taking on something new and different will lead to feeling incompetent. This is The Resistance (Pressfield, The War of Art), and the … Continue reading Stepping Away from Your Comfort Zone
Erin and I about to enjoy solar eclipse totality in Highland. We are shooting this picture blind, as many of you know.The EmailOne of the forms of The Resistance, as defined by Steven Pressfield in his amazing book, The War of Art, is drama. Our species is so addicted to it that we can become a … Continue reading Drama is Resistance