Personal Authenticity

Ideas and exercises to help you discover the freedom and potential offered by your own inner truth. Choosing to live your own life instead of someone else’s takes courage and determination.

A Guide to the Practice of Self-Care

October 1, 2018

  (This collection of practices is intended as a companion to my October 2018 Newsletter: “Self-Care is not Self-ish”) ©2018 Bradford L. Glass  •  www.RoadNotTaken.com    October 2018 Below is a large collection of practices from which you can choose as a way to care more fully for the true self you are. A practice is an […]

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This I Believe

August 23, 2018

I’ve long been a subscriber to NPR’s “This I Believe” podcast. It’s a program modeled after the radio series of the same name, done by Edward R. Murrow in the 1950s. (I remember that one.) In its daily postings, people from all walks of life speak to a powerfully-held personal belief, and offer a story […]

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A Reflection on Goals

December 18, 2017

A Reflection on Goals When I wrote December’s newsletter, I expected many comments, and a wide range of them, too. I realized when I started out that this topic exposes one of the many, generally unexposed aspects of unconscious thinking so pervasive in our world today. Because I was struck by much of what I […]

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A Talk: Living Your Truth

November 19, 2017

  How to Live Your Truth in a World that Would Rather You Didn’t (presentation to KindYoga of Cape Cod – November 2017) ©2017 Bradford Glass – Brad@nullRoadNotTaken.com – www.RoadNotTaken.com   Download pdf version here Introduction  Live your truth: your unique truth is energy deep inside you; it asks you to listen and honor. It […]

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2017: New Beginnings

January 1, 2017

I’ve never been one to look forward to, partake in, or enjoy any of the myriad choices for entertainment on New Year’s Eve. I’m not much for crowds or for noise anyway, but the whole New Year’s Eve hoopla always seemed kind of silly to me. I know it works for a lot of people, […]

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On a Personal Note

December 31, 2016

Observations on the past year, and on the creative process. This week, I will post the first newsletter I’ve written in a year. It has been an interesting time, this past year and a half or so, so I thought I would offer some reflections on my experiences. For the past two years, my dad […]

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Making Every Conversation Constructive

June 16, 2015

Constructive Conversations Make every conversation work, regardless of topic, audience or stakes (Presentation to the Maine Adult Education Association Conference) © 2015 – Bradford L. Glass – The Road Not Taken – www.RoadNotTaken.com Download pdf version of presentation Introduction and Background   Recall for a moment a difficult conversation you have had, or one you […]

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The Way It Was … Still Is

December 9, 2012

Amidst the fast pace, the bureaucracy, the superficiality of it all, I find comfort when “they way it was … still is.” Not that this should be out of the ordinary, but it seems we’ve redefined “ordinary” in our world to include the stress, overwhelm and distraction we all experience as everyday life. This one […]

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This I Believe

June 9, 2012

I’m in the process of creating a welcome video for my website, and doing so has led me to explore more deeply who I am and what I do. Embracing this primal energy fueling my life is a continuing source of both clarity and freedom for me – clarity, from a sense of knowing far […]

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Noise-Canceling Headsets for Our Listening

May 6, 2012

  Do you find that some people just rub you the wrong way, regardless of what they’re talking about, even if it’s a topic that matters to you? If so, you may experience only their “difficult presence,” missing the message entirely, taking things personally, or both. Why? When we speak, we don’t just say what […]

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