Endorphins, Emotions and Metaphors: A Twitter Soliloquy

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I was at the gym the other day — it’s kind of become my little sanctuary now.

It’s where I go to confront internal conflicts floating around in my head. It’s where I go start my days on a positive note. It’s where I go when I’m stuck in a creative rut.

Most importantly, it’s where I go to grow.

And I’m not alone, either.

The best part is that everyone at the gym is in a state of progression.

Even it it’s only for just the hour that walk through the door until we shower and unconsciously stumble back into a bad habit we’re trying to kick.

For that hour, we’re moving forward.

At my 24/7 sanctuary, I wrote little soliloquy on Twitter in between sets about fear, honesty and growth.

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4 Ways to Create Ideas Worth Writing About

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When I went to visit my brother and sister in-law in Omaha, Nebraska this summer, we made a souvenir stop at a quirky little shop called City Limits. It’s like an expanded spread of trinkets you’d find at Urban Outfitters, minus the clothing.

I picked up this little $2.00 magnet quoting the great Ernest Hemingway.

You’ve heard the phrase before, I’m sure: “Write Drunk; Edit Sober”. The man wasn’t lying.

For me, a glass of Pinot, a Cherub + Lupe Fiasco-esque playlist and a blinking cursor are usually the perfect lubrication to get the words flowing.

But even that doesn’t work all the time.

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