Every time I write here I am suggesting that you consider changing: growing, learning, experimenting, risking. And I mean it.… Read more When Change Feels Scary
As much as I try to maintain my groove, the holiday season is catching up with me. Maybe it was… Read more I Feel the Holiday Swirl
I’ve mentioned a few times here that I have had a shaky relationship with the holidays in the past. This… Read more Are You Skipping the Hard Parts?
“No, thank you,” she said and even though I know better, I STILL felt a little sting, that sting of… Read more The Sting of Rejection
So here we are on the eve of Thanksgiving in the U.S. Many people are traveling. Some have already traveled… Read more On This Thanksgiving Eve
Years ago I was teaching at a charter school in Washington, DC. The school was struggling with some powerful challenges… Read more Sometimes You Need a Little Distance
There have been a lot of hard things lately. The news has become excruciating. Some of our relationships are strained… Read more Whose Battle Are You Fighting?
Are you hurting today? I am. And so are so many people I know and love. Even in times of… Read more When We Are Hurting
“I just want to be happy.” I hear it ALL the time. I read it everywhere. It’s like a moaning… Read more Is Happiness the Wrong Goal?
A few weeks ago, on our annual nerdy vacation at The Chautauqua Institution, we got to hear some really great… Read more The Earth is Slippery: Aztec Wisdom… Yeah, You Heard That Right