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Making the Most of Change

Change is inevitable.  At one point or another in life, we’re going to find ourselves in a period of transition, but the real question is: “why do we tend to resist change so much?”  Is it because change can be scary?  I think so. There is inherent fear in the unknown...

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Fighting False Summits

Simply put, a false summit in mountaineering is when a peak looks to be the highest point of a mountain until you actually reach it and find that the true summit is higher up.  Reaching these false summits while climbing can be discouraging, casting doubt onto...

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The Roles We Play

A week ago, the world’s spotlight turned on Hollywood for the Oscars.  Personally, I love the Academy Awards because I love cinema. The moving stories and brilliant performances always captured my imagination as a child, and the magic of cinema still does to this...

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Super Bowl Sun-Yay!

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, but doesn’t it feel more like a Sun-Yay?! There is so much excitement in the air this morning as anticipation continues to build around the country for tonight’s big game. Even if your team isn’t playing (there’s always next year!), I'm...

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

“We are, each of us, a product of the stories we tell ourselves.”Derren Brown, Happy: Why More or Less Everything is Absolutely Fine I found this quote from Derren Brown, a British mentalist and illusionist, to be so powerful.  If you have never seen Brown’s work,...

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What Weddings Teach Us

Over the weekend, I was lucky enough to have the chance to celebrate the marriage of two great friends, and the experience really made me reflect on weddings and life in general.  The more I thought about it, the more I began to realize that weddings can teach us a...

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New Year, New Opportunity

The start of a new year can be anything.  It can be a fresh start, a time for change, a recommitment to one’s self, and so much more!  Above all else, I see a new year as a NEW OPPORTUNITY.  An opportunity for...

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How Life is Like a Climb

As a former high school English teacher, it should come as no surprise that I love language, particularly the use of simile. To me, life is like a climb up a mountain - let me share a few reasons why: Every climb starts on the ground Before any climb can start, you...

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Proudly Presenting PEAK by Brydon, LLC!

Welcome to my new company, PEAK by Brydon, LLC - a way to reach your next peaks! I am so excited to be able to expand my coaching practice into this new form, and I hope to have the honor of sharing part of life’s journey with you. Yet how could I expect you to invite...

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