(Estimated reading time 5 minutes) The last week or two have been particularly hard for me. I’ve felt sad, hopeless and, at times, despairing. Although not easy for me to admit, I found it difficult to see a positive way forward or to get out of it until I did this exercise. Perhaps you find […]

Dealing with Uncertainty

These past few days, I’ve been battling a mild virus. I feel utterly ridiculous for thinking it might be COVID-19 and, at the same time, idiotic for not considering it. Talk about a catch 22. I feel like I’ve fallen down a rabbit hole into some bizarre, disorienting reality where nothing is as it seems. […]

Reclaiming my Childhood Self

(Estimated reading time 1 1/2 minutes) What did you want to be when you grew up? I was asked that question recently and really couldn’t remember wanting to be anything. What I could remember is that my pre-school self was utterly absorbed by being in the moment. I remember filling giant holes with water and […]

5 Tips for Cultivating Courage

(Combined reading & listening time 1.5 minutes) Change is hard. There’s been quite a lot of upheaval around here in the last month. Some, but not all, have been changes of my own making. That doesn’t make it any less challenging to adapt to new routines, new ways of doing and being. Part of what […]