Skip to content

Link Love & Cordelia Around the Web (2/14/14)

2014 February 14
by Cordelia

Every Friday, I share my favorite reads from around the blogosphere, plus any extra stuff I’ve written outside this blog.  Enjoy!     Why self-improvement makes you neurotic Self improvement infers there’s something wrong with you, so you’re already starting off with a disadvantage. Of course there’s something to improve — always will be, life […]

It All Comes Down to You (Some Stories About Adversity)

2014 February 12

This post is from way back in 2011 (remember those days?). I’m re-airing it because I very much need to hear it as I overcome my own challenges this month — namely, kicking my sorry tail into shape. I have a feeling you could stand to read it, too, whatever challenges you’re currently facing. So, […]

The Ripcord Excuse

2014 February 10
by Cordelia

You’ve done it before. We all have. You resolved to do something, and you’ve been doing pretty good overall. Then you have one of those moments. Maybe you forgot your resolution for a second; maybe you were tired and grumpy and just decided you didn’t feel like keeping it up. So you have a momentary […]

Link Love & Cordelia Around the Web (2/7/14)

2014 February 7
by Cordelia

Compiled just for you, my favorite reads from around the blogosphere over the past week (plus some stuff I’ve written outside the blog).

Haaave you met my new site? Say hello to CareerMeh!

2014 February 4
by Cordelia

Announcing the launch of an awesome new career site for Millennials, helmed by yours truly.

QUIT: Treating My Body Like Poo (REBOOT)

2014 February 3
tags: ,
by Cordelia

[Part of my mission to “live deliberately” involves ruthlessly cutting out anything that saps my time, energy or money to no good end.  I’m calling these things my “Quits,” and this is one of the many items that have found themselves on my Quits List.]   Sometimes, it takes a while for a Quit to […]

Link Love & Cordelia Around the Web (1/31/14)

2014 January 31
by Cordelia

Every Friday, I share my favorite reads from around the blogosphere, plus any extra stuff I’ve written outside this blog.  Enjoy!   Special Announcement! You may have heard me mentioning a super-secret new project I’ve been working on. Well, the secret is out, and I’m so excited to share it with you: Career Attraction (of […]

Reader QUIT: Beating Myself Up Over How I’ve Lived in the Past (by Christian Ward)

2014 January 29
by Cordelia

Something just out of my reach has been bothering me. A couple of years ago during a 31-mile run as I was training for my first 50K, I got this little niggling pain in the back of my thigh. It wasn’t enough to stop altogether, but it was annoying and took a lot of the […]

5 Things Everyone Should Quit, I Don’t Care Who You Are

2014 January 27
tags:
by Cordelia

Some of my Quits over the years may not have been your particular jam. I know not everyone will relate to things like fighting my hair or my failed green thumb, and that’s o.k. Sometimes I use my own experiences to translate a bigger lesson that might apply to your own life. And sometimes I […]

Link Love & Cordelia Around the Web (1/24/14)

2014 January 24
by Cordelia

Every Friday, I share my favorite reads from around the blogosphere, plus any extra stuff I’ve written outside this blog.  Enjoy!     Busy Isn’t Respectable Anymore “The devil made me do it” was a well-worn phrase when I was a kid.  Perhaps “busy” is its new iteration.  An unintended consequence of our banishment of […]