From the Bog

The Courage To Be a Silence Breaker

I was happy to see TIME Magazine’s 2017 “Person of the Year” cover, honoring the incredible women who spoke out against not just their individual experiences of being violated or harassed, but about the larger systems that create an environment where harassment can occur. (Though if I’m honest, I also felt a little skeptical, given […]

Do Hard Things

I wish I could tell you that it is different than it actually is. Here is how it actually is: you must you get to do hard things. I wish I could tell you that there is some way to “know” that you are ready. Here is how it actually is: you must you get […]

The odds are that you’ll survive rejection (so don’t be too afraid to ask)

Back in 2010, when I decided that I would create the Courageous Living Program, I went over to my book shelf and quietly took every book from every personal growth writer I’d ever loved off of the shelf. These were the books that had meant the world to me. Changed me. Given me the inspiration […]