Author: Jayanne Forrest

NSDeep responses – week 1

Hello! Welcome to this week’s NSDeep, our new anonymous advice column! We got a high volume of submissions, so we picked 5 that are most representative. Just a reminder: A. these submissions are 100% anonymous B. this is not a column for strategic advice, teaching about authors, or coaching. How do I keep competing when losing makes me very depressed and I care too much about bids but am still bid-less? “If you’re holding on to the idea that winning is everything then that is a problem, because that cannot be the only goal. Through your own sense of self-compassion you can become your inner ally instead of your inner enemy. So, it’s about developing self-compassion; self-esteem and confidence aren’t it. Self-compassion is the ability to talk to yourself, just like you talk to a friend you believe in or care about. If you have this, you see that failure is a stepping stone and not something that defines you. This does not mean accept less than your best, but it is really about working towards your mission and vision for your goal. If your goal is to win the debate and get the bid, that’s okay. However, if you don’t, you have to withstand the disappointment rather than letting it destroy you because you want to have a rational perspective about yourself and your experience. Sometimes you’re going...

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Introducing NSDeep and a new poll!

Hello again! Today we are introducing our new anonymous advice column: NSDeep. Submit your questions below and we will respond to 3 submissions in a post on Friday! (No names or identifying information in your submission, please) Submit here: Also, check out our new poll on Facebook: Is Dark Deleuze actually Deleuzian? Comment why/why not. Can I Give You Some Advice? GIF from Someadvice...

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New Creative Curator bringing fun content to NSD Update

Hey! NSD Update is introducing more fun content for the website. Our new creative curator, Jayanne Forrest, will be behind our new spunky and engaging social media posts. This month we are introducing NSD Polls, NSDeep advice columns, and “Spar of the Authors!” author v author debates. Check these out throughout the week on Facebook and on the NSD Update website! We will start November off with a simple poll: Do you like this “new” November/December LD topic? Comment why/why not?. Submit your response and comment thoughts on our most recent Facebook post! Excited GIF from Americasgottalent...

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