Carey Blakely

A discourse on self-development

Life during Covid really got me thinking about self-development and what it takes to flourish—and what can get in the way. Ideas and reflections rattled around in my head looking for an outlet. This is that outlet. From my brain to yours, with love.

Inspiration

“Tumbleweed Haiku”

I sometimes dream of returning to Pecos: both the place and the state of mind.

To the Moon

While visiting the Kennedy Space Center last fall, I was struck by the U.S.’s sheer determination in the 1960s to achieve results that defied the odds. To send a man to the moon, which no country had ever done before, must have seemed to many Americans at the time like …

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Time to Flourish

It takes courage to say this isn’t it, this isn’t who I want to be, or how I want to be seen. It takes courage to say there must be a better way to thrive in this world and to seek it, choosing the unknown over the comfortable. In order …

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