The title of today's blog is the chapter title from the book Maybe It's You: Cut the Crap. Face Your Fears. Love your Life by Lauren Handel Zander. As some of you know, I have embarked on a 6-month coaching engagement with the Handel Group, and I am going to be brave and share some … Continue reading You Must Be Dreaming
I am amazed sometimes when I go quiet and meditate at the thoughts and mental chatter that run through my head. It reminds me that while I aim to clear physical clutter in my life to help me with less external distractions, the mental clutter is also worth sweeping out. We all have thoughts and … Continue reading Sweeping mental clutter
We are all delusional. Human beings create our reality, and we do it through thinking certain thoughts, imagining stories and inventing explanations to account for what we do not understand. The lines between objective truth and subjective reality are thin and blurry. There are facts, that is true. But there is also spin. There are … Continue reading Living our delusions
Today is my Mom's birthday. I want to write about her to honor her today and let her know what she means to me. Mom is my earliest teacher and one of my best teachers. She is an advocate who has always been in my corner, and I am so grateful for her. Mom was the … Continue reading Happy birthday, Mom
I never wanted the fairy tale princess! I want the damn transformer!!
If you have not listened to the Hidden Brain podcast, this one will really get you thinking. The episode that aired on October 16th on "nostalgia" really got me thinking. The concept of nostalgia was originally treated as a mental/emotional disorder, people who are stuck in the past and cannot move forward. 300 years ago … Continue reading The good old days
I have been reading posts from roughly 80% of my women friends on facebook and some men too on their experiences with sexual assault and sexual harassment. By some miracle I have never endured the former, but I have endured the latter, as I think perhaps 98% of women have experienced. This is why, for … Continue reading Me too. And unlike any.