Sometimes It's Just for Me

Published on November 26th, 2020

I love writing (to publish externally) and journaling (to keep private). However, things don't always fall neatly in one bucket. I just finished writing something I had every intention of sharing, but then something in me felt resistance. It was a moment of reflection just for me. And while I'm certain others would find it valuable, nobody else would feel the lesson as deeply as me.

I still benefitted by writing it and processing an experience of my life, but that's where the value probably ended.

As someone that has become a bit of an open book the past decade, I sometimes don't find these boundaries so clearly demarcated. Life is messy, and the line between what makes sense to be public and private about can be blurry.

That all said. I still have so much to share along my journey with the hopes that my experiences may speak to something inside of you. But not this time.

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About Rick Manelius

Quick Stats: CTO of Contact Mapping. Author of Winning the Lottery Within. Graduated from MIT in '03 (BS) and '09 (PhD). Life hacker and peak performance enthusiast. This blog is my experiment in creative writing, self-expression, and sharing what I've learned along my journey. For more information, read my full bio here or contact me.