This is beautiful, from the heart.
We have all been there. Psychologist Dr. Guy Winch’s TED talk, based on his book of the same name, encourages us to tend carefully to our broken hearts and give them the focus, care and attention they deserve. This 12 minute talk is worth your time. Enjoy, and may you find this helpful.
Have you ever contemplated your particular journey to success? Is it a linear path or an intuitive step-by-step process? Are you a long-term strategist or are you a peripatetic short-term builder? Is stopping a part of your journey or a major distraction? Consider this: “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.” […]
We cannot escape relationships. They are everywhere. They are the connective tissue of life. Friend, spouse, child, sibling, coworker, or neighbor, life is filled with relationships of varying dimensions, spheres of influence, and intensity. Each of us is a product of some kind of connection. In fact, we are born into Relationship 101, a.k.a. our […]
The energies are rattling pell mell through the universe and change is everywhere. Can you relate? In my life, the gods have made it perfectly clear through circumstance and intuition that there are some significant long-term relationships in my life, both professional and personal, that call for conclusion. For assorted reasons, it’s time to wrap […]
Over eight days in June, there is the trifecta of Father’s Day, my father’s birthday, and the anniversary of his death (36 years ago this year). If alive, my father would be 101 this year. This particular trio activates memories of a father who graduated a Jesuit college as a philosophy major (and, boy, did […]
Amanda Palmer, rock musician, presents this TED talk on the Art of Asking. This is not your everyday talk. It is creative, unique, and explores how we exchange with one another from a place of vulnerability. PS I just connected the dots. Palmer is also, as of 2011, the wife of writer Neil Gaiman. What an interesting […]
Women of certain generations were brought up to please, aid, assist, and make life easier for everyone. They were trained to be the most excellent of handmaidens and helpmates. It was their raison d’être. They were not to stand out, stand above, or be noticed. They were to be the silent and ever-present servers and […]
You cannot escape relationships. They are everywhere. They are the connective tissue of life. Be it friend, spouse, child, sibling, coworker, or neighbor, life is filled with relationships of varying dimensions, connections, and intensities. Each of us is a product of some kind of connection. In fact, we are born into Relationship 101 — a.k.a. […]
That’s right: There is no discussion; there is no equivocation. The door is closed; the conversation is over. I have holstered my pointing finger that wagged so definitively in your direction. I have recovered from my case of eye-rolling; there is no more exasperated and exaggerated sighing. I have stormed off in a fit of […]