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.

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When No One Gives a Shit

Start with the assumption that almost no one gives a shit. It will piss you off and upset you. Then it will set you free.

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The Long Toll of Covid Isolation (Part I)

It’s disheartening to observe that the majority of people I know seem to be in a worse state of mental well-being than they were before Covid. Some are the same, and only a handful seem better.

“Tumbleweed Haiku”

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