Self awareness

I was on a plane recently where this man and woman were conversing over the engine noise, across an isle, and over their traveling companions. (They both were in the middle seats). A sentence or two would not have been worrysome, but they talked THE WHOLE FLIGHT. I could hear every word of their vacuous […]

The Truth Will Set You Free

When faced with a difficult situation where information will create conflict, it is oh so tempting to remain silent, even though it takes much more energy to not be forthright. Whether you call it telling half-truths, witholding information, or lying by omission, anything short of true disclosure requires significant concentration on your part to keep […]

Too Good To Be True

It's free!  No obligation! If it seems too good to be true, it usually is. So an official apology for the ads that come with the blog.  I am working on remedy-ing that.  I've been reading quite a bit about business ethics – how for some it is all about money and for others it […]

Cerebral Stew

I have a tendency to wake up at 2 or 3 a.m. and then often can’t return to sleep until 5 or 6 in the morning.  This used to really frustrate me; I felt exhausted, out of control, and generally crabby.   At some moment in time, I stopped fighting this, and accepted that this is […]

Just Do It

There comes a time when you are wrong and rather than blame others or justify your position (even if those factors are real)- Apologize and make amends. You will feel so much better and so will they.  Believe, me, I know.  I just experienced this very recently!