Tag Archive: upset

Aug 02

Letting myself be angry

The past 24 hours have been very enlightening – not easy, but enlightening. 🙂

Yesterday I had an issue with a company that spanned conversations with several customer service agents. By the time I got to the supervisor, I was irritated. No one I’d spoken with seemed to have any interest or ability to solve …

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Jun 27

The second agreement: Don’t take anything personally

I’ve had a fascinating opportunity this week to practice the second of Miguel Ruiz’s Four Agreements: “Don’t take anything personally.”

As a habitual people pleaser, I made taking things personally a high art.  In the last few years, I’ve made a conscious effort to take my sensitivity down a notch or six and realize that …

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May 06

An ode to friendship

A friend who listens when you’re whining and loves you anyway.

A friend who listens to you bitch and then lets out an explosive “Motherf****r!” at exactly the right moment.

A friend who has a way of cheering you up and making you laugh even though 20 minutes ago you felt like you might never …

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Apr 04

The Leah Carey I know isn’t rude

Last week I wrote about the joy of realizing that I’ve shown up as ME in the newsroom. This week I got another glimpse into how true that is.

Those of you who have been reading know that last week was difficult and emotional.  The final task that I had to perform before the weekend …

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