Are you quiet enough?

Are you quiet enough?

“The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.” ~Rumi I am generally a person who is not at a loss for words. I talk a lot. I write a lot. I think out loud. I am, perhaps, not very quiet. I jump into conversations and can dominate conversations. I have...
Giving the gift of attention

Giving the gift of attention

“The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.” ~Richard Moss Do you remember your best boss? Your favorite teacher? I’m sure you remember your best friend growing up? What do these three likely have in common? My guess is all three probably...
That’s right, I was done talking

That’s right, I was done talking

We have a saying in my house. Or at least I do. “That’s right, I was done talking,” I share when someone interrupts me. “I wasn’t just taking a breath.” Why is it that we, or at least many of us, feel the need to jump in with our thoughts and comments before the...