Some Days, We Have Great Expectations

Being a grown up.  That big move.  Marriage.  Having kids.  The promotion you’ve been working towards.  The career you thought you wanted.  We have great expectations.  About all sorts of things.  And it’s wonderful and exciting.  Developing a vision for what is possible is powerful and motivating.  It’s that fire that keeps you engaged and... Continue Reading →

Some Days, It’s All Integrated

We often speak of our different lives. Our work life. Our personal life. Our family life. Isn’t it true, though, that we have only, as Mary Oliver says, “one wild and precious life”? Worthy of pondering is what you will do with it in this lease of unknown duration.  Also worth considering, I believe, is... Continue Reading →

Some Days, You Need to Retreat

For a long time in my career, I struggled to take vacation and to truly unplug if I did.  I thrive on productivity and it always felt impossible to really step away.  I remember the first time I read about unplugging being pro-productivity.  And, pro lots of other things, including well-being.  It was such a... Continue Reading →

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