Private opinions about things and people matter. They begin as seeds in our beliefs and assumptions, they manifest in the fruit of our ability to act justly, to keep people safe, to end up on the side of right.Read More
If you plan for chaos, if you learn to make space for the unexpected, the uncomfortable, the unwelcome, you don't have to white-knuckle through it. And you don't have to feel behind because it's put a kink in the hose of your personal growth flow.Read More
Maybe you’re very clear about what your talents are, or maybe you have a sense of them, but struggle to really define them. Either way, you have aspects of your being that give you an ability to gain particular insight into the nature of things. And someday it’s going to make you face-palm.Read More
Self-compassion is what drives personal excellence. Here's how you can tell how much you really have, and how you can leverage it.Read More
It shows up in your church, the conversation at your happy hour table, and on the phone with your best friend. It begins with two highly enticing words. How you understand these words can make the difference between pain and power.Read More
Often overwhelmed by emotions?
Bad habits you can't seem to overcome?
This one distinction can make all the difference.Read More
When you're dealing with an old issue that you’ve become skeptical and perhaps even cynical about, what is the logical reason to hope against hope and try again? Here are three.Read More
Others aren't always going to want your cure for what ails them. Even those who most need what you have may not want it. Not because what you have to say isn't important or different, but because it is.Read More
You know that sleepy feeling you get when you're really sad? Yeah, me too. Grief is wearing on us, body and soul. Sleep is both a physical necessity and a mental respite. When life hurts, our bed becomes the non-threatening, utterly controllable hug that we need in a world gone mad. But then the times comes when you need to wake up.Read More
In crisis or times of great uncertainty, be very mindful of your comforts and their purpose. They exist to support you in dealing with life, not to help you check out of it. Support is progressive. Checking out is recessive.Read More