For what it is

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In this part of the world, this is the time of year when we reap the benefits of the seeds we’ve sown earlier in the year. It’s time to harvest, and experience abundance.

Nature follows that rhythm, and because we’re nature, so do we. We plant seeds in the form of dreams and ideas, and as we hone that vision, we nurture them with hard work and optimism, making them bright, and resilient.

Usually, anyway,  Read More


Acceptance, and the lack thereof

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Yes, that’s right. It’s that time of year again. If you’ve been with me for a while, you’ve seen this one before. You never learn the same thing twice, though, so there may be something new for you in it this time around.

Try that “beginner’s mind” thing. It actually works. ;-)

With MBA admissions decisions rolling out fast and furious at the moment, bottles are popping, for sure. But in other places, hearts are a little sore right now.

Sometimes we win, and sometimes we don’t. In those moments, we’re the ones who need to be practicing acceptance.  Read More


No-Fail Friday: It’s not you, it’s me

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How’s this Friday find you? Are you already checked out for a holiday weekend/week/season, or still grinding away on some last-minute projects? Or, maybe, the season itself is a project for you…if so, you may want to check back on this post from a week or so ago, and make sure you’re taking care of you as well as everyone else.

This week, our focus was the often daunting project we all have of seeing things for what they are, rather than what we expect or hope or think they should be. Read More