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Is that a complaint?
Your intentions will tell you.

One of the most common NoCo questions I get is, “Is that a complaint?” It can be difficult to tell sometimes. And I’ve worked with several of you who are trying to eliminate all negativity from your conversations, but tough … Continue reading

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Is that true?

When I get into my blacker moods, I spin into absolutist thinking. I start using terms like “always” and “never” about whatever situation I’m in or whoever I’m thinking about. My logical mind knows that the world is complex, that … Continue reading

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I decided not to worry about it

This morning I took a yoga class from the amazing and insightful Kimber Simpkins. Every class she brings in a theme, some thoughts to hold in your head while you’re doing the poses. These are Big Thoughts, the kinds of Thoughts … Continue reading

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What’s the point?

Quitting complaining is hard. When you fail at something you said you wanted to accomplish, what do you do? Do you beat yourself up over it? Does your inner critic start insulting you? Do you think about giving up? Do … Continue reading

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Starting NoCo November

It’s November 1. In the U.S., as Thanksgiving approaches we start to focus on giving thanks, on feeling grateful. I’ve found that a natural parallel to gratitude is letting go of complaints. So I’ve decided to make this NoCo November … Continue reading

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