November 13, 2015Most often a day at the office looks like this: Back-to-back meetings from 8AM to 5:30PM, the last typically running over by at least fifteen minutes. For lunch (if it isn’t waiting in a box with her name on it in yet another meeting), she runs down to the cafeteria and returns with a sandwich to her office, shutting the door to read a report that she has to present that afternoon. She is interrupted five times by various members of her team, each walking in uninvited to share with her a problem they have or a complaint about a person they are not getting along with. Her next meeting starts in five minutes. She looks down at her half-eaten sandwich and the report she didn’t finish proofing, grabs her files and heads off to the conference room.
October 27, 2015
At some point in your life you will face something bigger than you. Chances are very good it will happen more than once. But that first time can knock you for a loop; pull the proverbial rug out from under you. It can take your predictable, happy life and turn it upside down.
Although life’s traumas are tremendous opportunities for growth, we don’t see them that way when they present themselves to us. When they appear our first inclination is to run and hide. Or bury it. Or numb it. We think we surely don’t have the strength to endure it. And yet truly the only way to lessen its grip on you is to not merely face it, but walk through it.
October 09, 2014Some are called to it. Some fall into it. Some have never considered it seriously while others have acknowledged it all of their lives and will not act on it. I think that a few would admit to feeling like it would be a selfish pursuit; too indulgent to consider if ...
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