Instant Gratification (Patience, Grasshopper)

I'm not a patient person.   I am almost pathologically goal-oriented. My fixation on achieving a goal is the single most effective way for me to short-circuit my needs for instant gratification.  The promise of a payoff from a matryoshka doll set of plans within plans within dreams that coalesce in 2020 is enough to … Continue reading Instant Gratification (Patience, Grasshopper)

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Anxiety

I haven't really ever looked at things in terms of my anxiety.  I suspect that this is because it has always been a part of me.  So much of what makes me effective in the world, and what makes me successful at things is simply an advanced form of coping.   I think I've always … Continue reading Anxiety