In the Dark of Winter, Embrace the Discomforts of Growth
The pandemic. Cooped up inside to avoid the cold. Seasonal affective disorder. Climate change. Mercury retrograde. Restlessness, discontent, and malaise is not uncommon this time of year, especially during these […]
Make Intentions and Resolutions for the 2022 New Year
The distinction between an intention and resolution is small but important. A resolution is a firm decision that you either meet or miss. Weight loss, exercise, or saving money are […]
Acquisition Addiction: Four Hidden Costs
The holidays: fun, joy of celebration, memories galore. All impossible without sparkly décor, red and green garb, and a load of presents, right? How about I skip rant […]
A Reason for Hope: Framing Today’s Challenges as a Hero’s Journey
It has been perhaps nearly a century since humanity has experienced an upheaval on the scale of our current climate change and pandemic threats. Unlike the world wars, we have […]
At one time I held a rather rigid expectation that my life would proceed along a straight and narrow road that would lead me to what common measure considers success […]
Your Purpose? Or Someone Else’s?
I believe purpose is a deep-seated sense of the legacy that we wish to leave for the world. The deep-seated aspect means it can either feel ingrained and pervasive, or ill-defined and elusive.
Inspiration/Desperation: Purpose Arising From Challenge
Studies show that happiness increases with wealth up to the point where we get our needs met. After this point, it is believed, that we must then fill our lives […]
Purpose, Passion, Productivity. In That Order.
Early in my career facilitating leadership development, one day I jumped out of bed thinking, “I can’t believe I get paid to do this!” At this moment, I realized what […]
Yin Leadership: An Alternative to the Masculine/Feminine
Sometimes I just long for life to be simpler. Years ago, things seemed more cut and dry, and I didn’t question matters much. I knew what was right and wrong, and […]
I’m often invigorated by my inner visions. My body responds with glorious sensations as I dream of bliss-filled realities of Union. Many of my visions are quite vivid. I feel […]