Freedom, Courage and The Wall

Freedom, Courage and The Wall

“Those who won our independence . . . valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” – Lois D. Brandeis What do you think of the 4th of July?  I’m a history nerd...
Change is Like a Hurricane

Change is Like a Hurricane

I’m a bit of a storm junky.  I loved watching the storms roll in on the farm where I grew up. When rainstorms approached, there would be this eerie calm where not a breath seemed to exist.  The air felt heavy and dense, almost electric. There’d be a cold rush of wind...
When Was the Last Time You Felt “Whelmed??”

When Was the Last Time You Felt “Whelmed??”

Does your life often feel like a balancing act? You like routine but hate being bored.  You seek adventure but value safety.  You want to chase your passions but fear moving too far outside your comfort zone.  It can be tricky to find the sweet spot in between. In her...
Skeptics Can Meditate Too

Skeptics Can Meditate Too

“That’s just the way my mind works.” Have you ever said that? I used to say it a lot.  I had this idea that my thoughts controlled everything.  Like they were the CEO of the rest of me.  That was before I understood what mindfulness was. Mindfulness is being aware of...