Eulogy for the 5-Second Rule

I’m sure we first met in early childhood, although the details of our first encounter didn’t stick in my memory as much as they did with other important people and things that influenced my life.     I suspect we were introduced by my parents, grandparents, or maybe a babysitter.  I can’t imagine I got all the Read more about Eulogy for the 5-Second Rule[…]

Wisdoming In Place

While attempting to creatively cut my own hair today (miss you, Chrys!), I had the book, Margin, pop to mind.  Author Dr. Richard Swenson, defines margin as: “The amount available beyond what’s needed.  It is something held in reserve for contingencies or unanticipated situations. It is the leeway between ourselves and our limits.” We need Read more about Wisdoming In Place[…]

What To Do When Your Happy Place Isn’t

I recently arrived in one of my nomad homes in my favorite city to date.  It’s our third date and we hadn’t seen each other for 9 months.  I had been counting down the days for this date for the last 4 of those months.  In my mind’s eye, I played the arrival for our Read more about What To Do When Your Happy Place Isn’t[…]

Mind Math

I’ve never been a math aficionado.  I have an app for tips to assure my on-the-spot, table-side, excel spreadsheet-free calculation is accurate.  I can’t tell you what time a train leaving a station in Pennsylvania headed for Boston is going to cross paths with a train leaving Boston for Pennsylvania if the trains leave at Read more about Mind Math[…]

Your People Will Find You

If you asked me who my people are, I’d likely rattle off a list of admirable qualities.  Things like fun, trustworthy, honest, smart, accepting, and loyal would certainly be on this list.  Maybe I’d add on a couple more things specific to interests of mine.  It would be a list completely generated by my mind Read more about Your People Will Find You[…]

3 Reasons To Make Friends with ‘Enough’

What’s your gut reaction to the word ‘enough’?  Is it positive or negative?  Is it agitating or calming?  Does it mean less than, settling, adequate, satisfactory, complete, full, excellent, or _____?   ‘Enough’ is often very personal.  Its meaning changing with the circumstance. I believe enough can offer clarity and direction.  Here are 3 reasons to Read more about 3 Reasons To Make Friends with ‘Enough’[…]

Think Like A Boomerang

  One of the great insights that has come from studying the brain is a comprehensive understanding of just what it means to think of our behavior as a response.  Science tells us that most of our responses start pre-consciously (meaning well before we are even aware of them), and influence, even determine, both our Read more about Think Like A Boomerang[…]