Posts Tagged ‘2018’

359: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Uncloseting Jussie Smollett and our reactions!

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Headline news about Jussie Smollett has us all questioning what’s happening here in America, especially, as it pertains to race, LGBTQ issues, and fake news. He made a bold move and it backfired. Yet, like rabid dogs, we could all jump on the bandwagons of “Jail the MOFO,” or “What was he thinking?,” or “This…

353: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – FEAR: facing your truth about those silly fears

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I know some of you are probably going to balk at this. Go ahead. Balk, balk, balk. But the truth is, most fears in life are short-lived and self-created. Think about it. When fears show up, most the time nothing happens the way we FEAR it will and then we’ve just wasted a whole bunch…

339: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – The Other Side Of Vulnerability

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Vulnerability. Everyone seems to be talking about it these days. Or maybe it’s just the circles I run in. The truth is, vulnerability is a gift. However, many people are scared to death of vulnerability, and for some, rightfully so. What I’ve learned, and what I’m sharing is that vulnerability can be many things, and…

335: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Curious George, Curious Rick, Curious You!

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I used to love reading Curious George when I was a kid. Then, somehow the stars aligned and I married a guy named George and he always invites me to be curious, rather than jumping to assumptions, or conclusions. Thanks hubby. I’ve also learned in my own life explorations, that curiosity serves me or sucks…

333: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – The fine art of PERMISSION

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Have you ever found yourself asking for permission? Of course you have. The better question is, have you ever found yourself not giving yourself permission? Yeah! The permission to do something you really want to do. Or, the permission to say what you need to say. And better yet, the permission to make a mistake…

331: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – The Annoying Demands of Perfection

Nothing is perfect. Nothing. Nothing. Nothing. But we all know that, yet we pursue perfection and allow it to drive us batty. It’s such a waste of energy that could be put to better use. Which begs the question, “If perfection doesn’t exist, how could we better use our energy, than pursuing perfection?” Here’s two…