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Weekend links

Why we humblebrag about being busy :: Harvard Business Review Mentoring Week :: SheLoves Magazine The importance of the glorious failure :: Allison Vesterfelt Somebody’s baby died :: Preston Yancey (as well as episode 3 of his podcast) How the rest of the world sees Ferguson :: Washington Post “The ultimate measure of a man (read more…)

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A reason to keep moving

Exercise used to be something that just happened for me. A side-effect of joining various sports teams and growing more competitive at each level. I didn’t have to think about going to the gym, I was just part of the team. And as a team, we practiced. We pushed each other. We worked our butts (read more…)

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Less internet – but more of what?

Apparently we’re all pretty distracted, heads bent over flashing rectangles, our brains turning to mush.  Even those who are aiming at a simple life with discipline and determination are finding it challenging to shift away from the compulsive habit of checking their phone. I’m not pointing fingers. I’m guilty too. It seems like everywhere people (read more…)

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The Art of Simple Podcast, episode 71 with Nish Weiseth

#71: Your (little) story matters

New podcast time! In this episode, I talk with my friend Nish Weiseth, founder and editor-in-chief of Deeper Story, a faith-based community blog about the power of story. We talk about why story matters, and that it’s not always the big, monumental epic adventures that change lives—our little, everyday stories matter. We also talk about (read more…)

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Weekend links

I don’t normally have one link to share for our routine weekend links post, but with all the crazy going on worldwide lately, I felt like there’s one that deserves a bit of showcasing. If you follow one Facebook page, let it be Humans of New York. Or, HONY. (There’s also a website, too. And (read more…)

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