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Don’t Practice the Perfect

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  1. What an inspiring and empowering post, Lisa! I found your site through the link you left over on the HuffPo story I co-authored about the Scars R Sexy campaign. i think I’m going to have to take some time to explore in earnest.

    Thank you for lifting me up and inspiring me this Saturday morning. xo

  2. rascalfoxx says:

    DAng girl…. I mean, yes teacher. u r so right. One of the reasons I did not date for over 2 years is that I kept finding myself talking with the same type of dysfuntional person I divorced. uh yeah. In my case, I was practicing the imperfect since it was what I knew. Well something more to talk about with my counselor. Thanks Lisa!

  3. Rick says:

    “-If you’re concerned about trying a new class, start with a similar version designed for the elderly.”…..Ouch! with a grin while avoiding a membership at the Senior Center. Those ‘old folks’ would put me to shame.
    Seriously though, I begin to feel bland and stale when I get in a comfortable rut. In my situation what helps is to immerse myself in strangers usually by going to a local horse track (lost $4 last year), dog park (pups like that one), riverwalk-someplace public for a mjx of people. I never know who I might meet and rarely ever see anyone twice. Not very physically demanding but stimulating mentally.
    Funny thing about the comfort zone to me is that it is not always enjoyable just familiar.

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