There have been many times in my life when I knew what I wanted, without doubt or hesitation.
Looking back, those moments seem absolutely glorious.
When I was studying German language and linguistics (1988–1993) I knew I was on the right path. The end goal was to complete my Master’s Thesis, and then do my PhD in the United States.
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There’s a lot of gay shame that runs as an undercurrent in my life.
This morning I watched a video by coach Dax Moy. He was talking about the difference between guilt and shame.
- Guilt is how you feel about what you did or didn’t do.
- Shame is how you feel about who you are or who you are not.
A light clicked on, illuminating something that’s been a challenge for me all my life.
I have shame around becoming successful.
What? But the success I envision for myself hasn’t happened yet.
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“First I was afraid, I was petrified…”
~ Gloria Gaynor
Last week I had a conversation with a coach who helped me get clear on who I work with.
Essentially she helped me come out.
“Why don’t you work with gay men, Darren?”
This question has come up with a few coaches I’ve worked with on my business over the years.
For some reason I thought I shouldn’t box myself in.
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