Let’s get to know each other (updated 10–13–2021)

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I’m a full-time freelancer who gave up a high-octane corporate career to become my own boss. As an organizational communications consultant, business writer/editor, and writing instructor, my business has weathered the ups and downs of the economy and is still going strong.

My tenure on Medium is a little over…

3 ways to get it done when you put off doing it or don’t want to do it

Time for Procrastination. Now What? 3 ways to get it done when you put off doing it or don’t want to do it
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I rarely finish things early, but I’m also never late. I’ve learned over my career how much time I need to produce anything from a short-form article to a proposal to an entire manual or book-length manuscript. I am a master of the fine art of procrastination.

In an article…

Sometimes you need a quick boost of self-confidence to get through what’s in front of you

Need a Quick Hit of Self-confidence? Sometimes you just need a quick boost of self-confidence to get through what’s in front of you
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Body, mind, and emotions are connected; change one and the others change to match it. Here 3 science-backed tricks that can quickly boost your self-confidence before tackling what makes you feel:

  • Unhappy. Just smile. Research has shown that “…smiling during brief stressors can help to reduce the intensity of the…

Patricia Haddock

Writer, editor, coach for creating fulfillment & satisfaction in work & life. Writer for Mind Cafe, Illumination, Curious, & more. Find her at pat@phaddock.com.

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