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How I Landed My First Technical Writing Job

At my first job out of college, I created internal process documentation to help myself remember my responsibilities and how to perform them. When the company was audited months later, the auditors asked me to walk them through my process and were impressed when I handed them my written procedures.  That was my first unwitting…

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Letting Go of Old Wants and Beliefs

I’ve always wanted a library, so when I started my journey towards intentional living, I assumed I’d be one of those minimal-ish people who lived with generally less but still had a lot of books. The room I envisioned had enough windows to provide plenty of sunlight. A cushy chaise lounge nestled under the biggest…

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Recovering From Shopping Addiction: Relapse and Forgiveness

This is a follow-up post to How I Treated My Shopping Compulsion. Complete recovery — both emotionally and financially — from my compulsive shopping disorder took many years. Recognizing the problem was the first of many steps on the road to recovery, but one I didn’t anticipate was relapse. Every time I relapsed and made…

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My Most Important Thing to Check When Looking For a New Home

Whether you’re looking for a new home to rent or buy, if you’re not familiar with the area, you’ll need a reliable way to gauge the neighborhood. Of course I follow the traditional advice to check the school ratings, crime reports, and all that. I also check the social media presence of the police department. One…

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