Stop multi-tasking. It’s not a thing.

multi-tasking

Multi-tasking has long been thought to be the litmus test of how we measure the ability to be productive. Corporate America has required this enigmatic skill for decades, which is why, being the not-so-Spring-chicken that I am, I assumed that Read More …

Why Stillness Scares Us – The Rejection of Silence

Silence. Stillness. It’s what we crave when we escape to the beach, the woods and the mountains.  It’s why we prefer “private” balconies, back yards and islands. Silence is what we instinctively seek when we need to “clear our heads” Read More …

20 Things That Delight Me About Turning 40

When I was in my twenties, a wise, older colleague of mine told me that women are at their most beautiful after they turn 50. I’m turning 40 this weekend, so though I still have a decade to go, I’m starting to Read More …

Is taking care of yourself your last priority?

So, we’re adults. Or at least that’s what we call ourselves (I sometimes need to remind my husband). Most of us have careers, and many of us are parents. We’re busy taking care of everyone and everything…else. Is taking care Read More …

How do you find your purpose?

I’ve grappled with the concept or idea of a larger purpose for most of my adult life. What am I here for? What is my calling? What is my life’s purpose and how will I know if I got it Read More …

I Can’t Breathe – Compassion, Empathy and Human Kindness

I’ve stayed largely silent with regard to what has been going on in Ferguson the last few months, the I Can’t Breathe campaign, and the current protests taking place all over the nation, mainly because this is predominately a humor Read More …