There really is a light at the end of this long dark tunnel we have been in since last March (2020). Covid-19 vaccines are rolling out (my 2nd shot scheduled for the end of the month! yeah!) and soon we will be cautiously free to socialize with friends and family again. You’re probably thinking, as
You spend a lot of effort eliminating distractions and staying laser-focused on your target. But then there are those times, you get that niggling feeling it is time to move off the trajectory you’re on. It has gotten comfortable, yes. And also, a bit boring and predictable. But where to begin? In this ongoing pandemic,
“I always did something I was a little not ready to do.I think that’s how you grow.When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” ~~ Marissa Mayer, co-founder of Sunshine Contact. former CEO of Yahoo, first female engineer
Little did I know that when I started my gratitude experiment last January, that it is the thing that would save me this year. I started a daily gratitude practice to lift my spirits after my mother passed. I had dabbled with gratitude practice before, but this time I wanted to be consistent and see
Have you ever had a big decision to make? How did you go about it?
At some point did you make a list of pros and cons, or some other logical analysis, that tipped you towards the answer the numbers pointed to?
Have you ever held a finely woven piece of silk in your hands?
It is soft, fluid, with a natural luster that reflects the light in color-shifting ways. Delicate, and strong. One of the most precious fabrics in the world.
“The most personal is the most creative.” –Boon Joon Ho, acceptance speech for Best Director, 2020 Academy Awards, referencing advice he was given by Martin Scorsese Wow! This insight blows my mind. My first reaction was that focusing on ‘what’s most personal’ is so limiting—I only have a finite set of experiences. I think like this. I have these preferences. I like these things; I don’t like those. I
Just because we’ve been out of school for years doesn’t mean we can’t revel in the spirit of anticipation and anxious hope that fills the weeks when the school bell rings again. What was your favorite ritual to start the new school year? A new backpack? New shoes? A new outfit? Fresh new notebooks? Just because we are #adulting doesn’t mean we can’t use some
I don’t think I can do it. It’s too high. The rock is too slippery. “Here, give me your arm, I’ll pull you up.” No, I’m too heavy. You’ll pull your shoulder out. (…trying again for a foot hold on the slimy rock) I don’t think I can do this. (Sobbing) “Just give me your