What If Wednesday – What if….This is it?

What If Wednesday – What if….This is it?

It’s been more than 90 days since quarantine started. Places are opening up. The virus is still with us and increasing in half the country, while many are fighting for racial and social justice. We have made it this far and have a long way to go. For the foreseeable...
What If Wednesday – What if …we default to trust?

What If Wednesday – What if …we default to trust?

I know it’s hard. I hate heights but love parasailing. The view and freedom are amazing. But it is all about trust. Trusting the harness. Trusting the boat and the cable. Trusting those on the boat to send you up, guide the boat and bring you down safely. You...
What If Wednesday – What if …. we open up?

What If Wednesday – What if …. we open up?

It feels like this week has been a year long.  It’s so tempting to hunker down and retreat. To contract. But I wonder if it is really a time to open up and expand. When we hunker down, we protect ourselves but we also lose connection, lose support, and lose the...
3 Tips Thursday  – Expectations

3 Tips Thursday – Expectations

The holidays come with so many expectations. Expectations of gifts, and food and most unpredictable, of people. Some of us have families and workplaces that fit the cultural expectations or at least pieces of them. But most of us don’t really.  Over the years I have...
3 Tips Thursday  – Let it Go – to get it

3 Tips Thursday – Let it Go – to get it

I had to celebrate Frozen 2 today. Can’t wait. Though, like you, I suspect I don’t ever need to hear the song “Let it Go” again. Ever. But I did and continue to learn from it. Several weeks ago, I was all wound up about a meeting that I thought I should be included in...
3 Tips Thursday – Stress, Mess, Joy

3 Tips Thursday – Stress, Mess, Joy

Stress. It’s become a competitive sport to see who has the most. It has a terrible rap. It’s deadly, at least for those who believe so. But that’s the thing, it’s not for those that don’t. And it’s highly correlated with drive, passion, motivation – eustress as...