Wide Open Spaces Reprise

Wide Open Spaces Reprise

This is one of my favorite posts ever. I wanted to share it again. One of the constant themes in my life is re-invention. Seven careers, dozens of jobs, two degrees 26 years apart, it goes on and on. And, on a recent walk, I realized that, thanks to The Chicks, I have...
Language Counts: I Squeegee The Shower

Language Counts: I Squeegee The Shower

I thought that title would pique your interest. So, I’m in the shower this afternoon (it was a work at home til 3 kind of day) and I look at the squeegee and say to myself, “I’m not going to squeegee the shower today.” Which was immediately followed by, “I squeegee...
Sometimes you just gotta surf

Sometimes you just gotta surf

In honor of my birthday weekend (it’s May!) I’m sharing what has become one of my favorite episodes of Uniquely Brilliant (my podcast). Back in March our sister coach and friend, Tonya Harvey, joined Diana Bader (podcast co-host) and me for a unique episode of our...
The Life Changing Magic of Breaking Rules

The Life Changing Magic of Breaking Rules

Are you a rule breaker or a rule follower? Have you ever spent any time thinking about the function of rules in different settings? I’ve always been a rule breaker wrapped in a thin veneer of rule follower. The other day as I was listening to a podcast episode about...
Compassion and Loving-Kindness

Compassion and Loving-Kindness

I woke up this morning thinking about grace. One of its definitions on Merriam-Webster online is a “disposition to or an act or instance of kindness, courtesy, or clemency.” When I think of grace, I also think of compassion and loving-kindness as represented in this...