“I don’t know your whole story, Brad, but you have been harder on yourself than just about anyone I’ve ever met,” my friend Jason said to me over a long, sprawling lunch on Monday. “You have to let that go.”
If that sounds bad the best I can offer is that it is not. Those swells remind me that whatever part of me is broken, there is another part that isn’t.
“I’ve come to realize that I’d rather die than ask for help. But I’ve also realized that sometimes asking for help is the only you can win.”
I’m working to be okay with my mistakes, to know that I am not entirely defined by the worst or best of my moments, to ask for help when I need it, and to sit down for a moment when I need to stop.
Shane Koyczan “To This Day” http://www.tothisdayproject.com Help this message have a far reaching and long lasting effect in confronting bullying. Please share generously.
Several months ago, I began drinking again after more than eight years of sobriety. An experiment, I told myself.
Larry Lessig once said he liked to work on a problem for ten years before moving on. I’ve been teaching for eleven. And so it’s time to move on. Here’s what is next.
After two hundreds years, the choice between the do-gooder who ends up stealing you money and the asshole who doesn’t care whether you live or die is pretty simple: I’ll take the asshole every time
We must find a way to create spaces for women where they are free to push and explore the boundaries of what they can do. A note on what I’ve heard this weekend.
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