What is it with drama? We love it. We hate it. We love it. Drama seems to follow humans in all we do: in relationships, at work, on television, at birthdays and Christmases and nights out. We love a sensationalist tabloid. We love a good gossip about Jill calling Sarah a bitch at work. We […]Read more "Drama"
I recently saw the following pass across my social media radar… I immediately laughed before reposting it, instantly receiving a dozen friends ‘liking’ the tweet as well. Because this is a Millennial reality! And I am seeing two routes that recent grads are taking to confront this issue: a) Ending up in a job so far […]Read more "It would be funny if it wasn’t true"
This is a post on magic. Not the wand-waving kind or spell-casting type. This is a a post about the kind of magic you find in nature, in art, in serendipity, in mysterious encounters, in sacred spaces, and when life gently flows with you and within you. I’ve just returned from a weeklong trip to Siena, […]Read more "Magic"
“ To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.” […]Read more "One Size Does Not Fit All"
As a species us human beings spend an awful amount of time calculating, measuring, monitoring & counting. Over time, humans have become driven and sometimes obsessed with the act of quantifying. We count days. We count time. We weigh our options. We weigh our bodies. We measure progress. We measure success. Organizations are driven by data, statistics, […]Read more "Measuring, Calculating and Weighing: The Misguided Human Need to Quantify Everything"
This is a post about the secrets and lies we tell ourselves and we tell others. It is about the tricky secrets and the tricky lies. The ones we tell because we feel ashamed or uncomfortable about the truth. The ones we tell because it is easier than being honest or being vulnerable. I’ll start with […]Read more "Secrets and Lies"
The idea of linearity in life is one that I believe lands many of us in trouble. From early childhood we are socially conditioned to expect life to progress in a linear fashion, from school to university, to adulthood, to marriage, to children, to retirement. The myth of linearity siloes life into a straight and narrow […]Read more "The myth of linearity"