If we can be brutally honest: probably not very often. Who among us wants to encounter additional fear, stress and discomfort on purpose?. It’s much easier to stay in our own bubble of safety, security and certainty. Where life is predictable. Where we know what’s expected of us. Day after day, we drive the Read more about How Often Do You Leave Your Comfort Zone?[…]
Answer: They did not have enough to eat this month. Let that sink in for a minute. One of every eight people in the United States of America is food insecure. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. So maybe Read more about Question: What Do 42 Million Americans Have in Common?[…]
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? ~Mary Oliver. Recently I read that a human being lives, on average, 30,000 days. Doing the math, that’s something close to 82 years, give or take a few leap years,. Seems like quite a bit of time, right? Yet Read more about What Will You Do with Your 30,000 Days?[…]
and these children that you spit on, as they try to change their worlds, are immune to your consultations. They’re quite aware of what they’re going through…” ~ David Bowie Question: What can you accomplish in 6 minutes and 20 seconds? a) Answer a few emails? b) Microwave a fresh baked brownie? c) Commit Read more about What Can You Accomplish in Six minutes, 20 seconds?[…]
When you find people who not only tolerate your quirks but celebrate them with glad cries of “Me too!” Be sure to cherish them. Because those weirdos are your tribe. ~ A.J. Downey, Cutter’s Hope As humans, we are social beings. Study after study has shown that when we are connected, when Read more about Six Steps to Finding Your Tribe[…]
As I recovering Catholic, I am quite familiar with the tradition of giving up something for Lent. Swear words, chocolate and alcohol are just a few of the items I’ve renounced over the years. This year I am giving up Plastic STRAWS. Statistics note some 500 million plastic straws are used in the USA, one Read more about Plastic: The Last Straw[…]
I won’t lie. This week , the week of the Parkland shooting has been difficult for me. The violence, yes. But it is the anger, the vitriol, the divisiveness that has leveled me. As an empath, I feel it all. It won’t surprise those of you who truly know me to hear that I was driving Read more about Before You Abuse, Criticize and Accuse… Walk a Mile in My Shoes[…]
Real growth and learning happens you get out of your comfort zone.