Last night I needed to find a quiet place to work, a place where I could absorb literature related to oncology research and therapeutic potential for a certain plant compound. I worked in the morning at home well enough, but in the afternoon, I was unable to get traction on the work. That sometimes happens … Continue reading Back in the day…
I mean it, schedule fun into each week, each day, maybe even in every hour if that is possible. It is not optional. Fun feeds your creativity. I used to take breaks to play and rest only when I had "earned" them through doing enough work. Probably that daughter-of-an-immigrant work ethic that many of us … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – plan time for fun
How often do you ask yourself the question in your life: What is essential? Or a variation: what is essential for me right now? I just listened to the audio book (and am re-listening, because it resonated so much) that many of you minimalists out there probably already know, called "Essentialism: the Disciplined Pursuit of Less" … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – What is essential?
I just started reading a book by Marion Woodman and Jill Mellick entitled "Coming Home to Myself: Reflections for Nurturing a Woman's Body & Soul." Some of the verses hit me almost viscerally, they speak so powerfully to truths that have been emerging in my life recently. So I will share a couple of them. … Continue reading Reflections from Marion
I may need to reinforce some limits around my writing time, allowing myself just an hour each day. At least while I am still working full time in clinical research. I can lose literally hours off the clock when I am researching or writing on a topic that interests me, and I get to play … Continue reading Hours fall off the clock
Yesterday I took an opportunity during my monthly operations meeting to present to my team a concept I had discovered that intrigues me, from The One Thing by Gary Keller. In preparing for the presentation, I realized that I can indulge my love for teaching and training in my current job. It was totally fun to … Continue reading What’s your One Thing?