State of Balance

I hear the term “work life balance” all the time these days. In academic and corporate wellness programs, at professional conferences of all kinds, on the mommy blogs, and even at the PTA. Yet none of these workshops or articles feels satisfying to me. The concept seems targeted to women pursuing success, as though we…Read more »

The Space Between

My son and I love listening to MUSIC in the car, especially in the summer with the sunroof open! He likes to listen to those “music through the decades” channels on satellite radio to learn which year the songs came out. As we were doing this today, I had a thought that often comes to…Read more »

Got Compassion?

Truth be told, I haven’t been feeling very magical this week. After two weeks of travel, illness, and non-vacation “vacation” days, I have fallen into the trap of feeling sorry for myself. Can you dig? It’s in these moments that I get stuck in the flypaper of negative thinking. Focusing on everything that isn’t the way I…Read more »