Get off your butt

Get off your butt

It is true that many of us sit for hours each day. According to Nilofer Merchant, in this short and powerful TED video, most of us sit for over nine hours in a day, more than we sleep. And it is true that sitting that much can cause a health crisis – sitting has been...
You can laugh more

You can laugh more

“A good time to laugh is anytime you can.” ~Linda Ellerbee I can be very intense. Ask anyone who knows me. I can get caught in the seriousness of a situation, the meaning of a moment, the dilemma of a debate. I can work very hard to find value in each encounter and...
There is opportunity within

There is opportunity within

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” ~Albert Einstein There is a great deal of difficulty around these days. It’s hard to find a newspaper article that is not about trouble and challenge. Everyone I talk with seems determined to share with me the...
What really matters in this moment?

What really matters in this moment?

It’s a beautiful spring day. It’s the first beautiful spring day. And just as I was about to settle into my to-do list and heaping “got to get this done” pile, a friend texted me. “You up for a walk?” Now, I know that I didn’t have time to take a walk. There were...