I’ve been writing this blog for years and years. Sometimes I write diligently and sometimes my focus shifts to other places. Through it all, I never forget that you are a real person. I try to make sure that everything I write is for you and helps you in some way. I want to let […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Seth Godin’s post today is about how we all feel anxiety. “Perhaps it is due to the fact that you’re trying to control things that you can’t possibly control. Your anxiety might merely be a sign that you care deeply about your work. Anxiety is almost never a useful emotion to carry around. Even for […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Anxiety Happens, then Cast it Away
To everything there is a season. We gather information, processes it/think it through, and act on it. GATHER During gather time, I read, listen to interviews, watch videos and movies and talk to everyone I meet. This is a rich, productive discussion and sharing time. I share what I find and my initial thoughts. Processing […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I watched Bourne Identity over the weekend. One of the things that really struck me was that he didn’t stop. Before we get going here, I recognize this is a movie and therefore may be somewhat artificial, but A) I’ve seen how this works in real life and B) I’ll take lessons from Bourne any […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I thought I had a lingering cold that developed into a cough. Then it got worse. After a while, I realized I wasn’t beating it and I went to the Doctor. That’s when I found out it’s pneumonia. Make time for health or illness will make you take the time. The good news is I’m […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Making Time
Nobody is perfect. Nobody has a perfect life. There are whole minutes, hours, days weeks, months and even years that feel awful. Do you remember the Queens Annus Horribilis? What do you do when that happens? Best bet? Grieve and move on. Which I know is much easier said than done. Grieve. Cry. Mourn the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Aside – It Doesn’t Always Work
I’m reading a novel, April Witch, by Swedish author, Majgull Axelsson. It is a beautifully written, dark and awful story of mothers who hurt their daughters and what happens to those daughters when they grow up. One of the worst things a mother can do is make her daughter feel unworthy and I found myself […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Aside – Books and the way they colour your day
I keep coming up with interesting thoughts (at least to me) that don’t really fit with the month’s theme, so I decided to just post them anyway and call them Asides. I was reading Daniel Pink’s Drive when I came across a side-bar quote by Stefan Sagmeister. As I was reading it, I could hear […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Aside – Hearing the Writer’s Voice
KD Lang’s Juno Awards performance in Winnipeg. She has an awesome voice. Thanks to Carrie and Danielle once again for pointing this out.Continue Reading... Comments Off on More of the Best
Because everyone should have beauty in their life. There’s magic in experiencing the best. Lakmé Flower Duet Erika Miklosa and Bernadett WiedemannContinue Reading... Comments Off on Close your eyes and listen