We require a balance between activity and rest. We even need rest from the activities we love, and bring us joy. I explore six different categories of rest and identify how each is uniquely different.
Frank Bruni’s “sandwich board theory of life” helps me realize the futility of viewing life as a contest.
Here’s a new technique I’ve been experimenting with that is helping me develop self-compassion.
Three life lessons that emerged from reflecting on a labyrinth walk.
Although my decisions won’t affect the fate of humanity, I’m finding some lessons on discernment from the Amazon series The Wheel of Time.
Lately I’ve needed help from other people. And that has me thinking about what a blessing this has been.
As I get older, I’m looking at my life as a sequence of seasons.
I’m learning a new, more self-compassionate way of making changes in my life. A quote from Thich Nhat Hanh has shifted my perspective.
Our lives are built largely from the repetition of ordinary days. Both the Church and Bruce Springsteen remind us to pay attention to these days. They matter.
Each January, I like to choose a one word theme for the year. This theme is intended to provide a mindset anchor – to help me shift some key attitudes in my daily life and guide my choices of goals and activities for the year. For 2022, my theme is “choose joy.” Usually I pick… Continue reading Choose Joy