‘Doesn’t that make your head hurt?,’ asked my hubbie. I looked up in surprise. I was doing what I love to do. What brings me ease. What makes me feel on top of things. What gives me peace & lets me get stuff done. I was making lists. Lists have a special place in my heart. They’re my … [Read more...] about Would you eat an alligator pear? (you already have & why it’s important)
I know what I know & I don’t know what I don’t know. For example, I know what it’s like to be a white woman. I don’t know what it’s like to be a black man. But this amazingly poignant, utterly captivating video will give you some powerful insights (if being a black man isn’t your … [Read more...] about Before you call the cops …
I was the oldest of 3 & the only girl. I noticed how I was treated differently than my brothers were. So I laughed extra long & loud when I saw this monkey’s reaction to an unfair situation. At first, getting pieces of cucumber is fine for the fur ball …. when her buddy is getting the … [Read more...] about Fur balls, fairness, equity & you
In Europe keys are given on Saint Valentine’s Day to unlock hearts. On this day, a day of love & of celebrating affection & tenderness I’m giving you a key. A particular type of key. A key that’s meant to unlock difficult situations, particularly those where love, … [Read more...] about An unusual Happy Valentine’s Day gift for you based on a true story with a twist
No matter how you choose to celebrate this time of year, may you find peaceful pockets of tranquility, balanced with enough adventure to get your adrenaline zinging & zipping along. It’s been an honour to share my musings with you this year & I’m looking forward to more next … [Read more...] about A Gift For You: May the Music Move You
Even though you know that today’s problems won’t get resolved by the same approaches you’ve taken in the past … Even though you know the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results (attributed to Albert Einstein) … [Read more...] about Why You Need To See Anew & Find Another Perspective
There’s a time to speak & a time to listen. There’s a time to reflect & a time to act Last week was for reflection. Today’s for action. Based on a traumatic incident I had while in the ICU, in the first of this 3 series post I talked about the power of praxis. Praxis is … [Read more...] about Hang out in your head & reflect, then get up off the couch & take action. Rinse. Repeat.
There’s a time to speak & a time to listen, There’s a time to tell your own story & a time to hear others, There’s a time to take a break because you can & a time to take a break because you have to, There’s a time to reflect & a time to act. Today’s a day to … [Read more...] about There’s a time to tell your own story & a time to hear others
I was okay until I wasn’t. As I was rushed to emergency I stared at the ambulance ceiling, scared & confused. I thought I’d had the flu yet a week in intensive care later, I was treated for kidney & blood infections. My blood had become poisoned. Fast forward. I’ve composed this … [Read more...] about I was okay until I wasn’t. Reflections from the intensive care unit.