After four days of 2021, most of us Monday-through-Friday folks headed back to work this week. Some schools have resumed, holiday hours have expired, and normal(ish) life has returned--almost as if it were not a new year at all. In the past I've discouraged New … [Read more...] about Be Well: A Mindful Approach to 2021
Case, fearless on the zip line course If you share my fear of heights, you know the dizziness of standing next to a wall of windows several stories above ground. Or the gut-punch of finding yourself dangling atop a stalled Ferris wheel. At best, it’s unsettling. At … [Read more...] about The Fear of Plummeting from a Cloud Forest (and Updating a Website)
One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice— … [Read more...] about The Journey
As someone who falls near the line between introvert and extrovert, my natural tendency to proactively engage with others varies. Yesterday, the sun was shining in Rochester and the temperature soared into the 60’s. It certainly did not feel like March. Maybe it was the weather; … [Read more...] about Shine!
Self-deception is comfortable and safe, easy and natural. It's also limiting and destructive. To meet the needs of ourselves and others, we must admit failure, learn from it, and modify our behavior for positive future outcomes. … [Read more...] about “The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none.” (Thomas Carlyle)