The Problem With Rushing Growth

The Problem With Rushing Growth

I love that I live in a part of the world where the changing of the seasons is so striking. I love watching new plants come up in spring and seeing them progress – tiny buds blooming into daffodils, crocus, and tulips. The flowering redbuds and crab apple trees make...
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...
Make Your Bed.  Change Your Life.

Make Your Bed. Change Your Life.

How do you define success?  Most would reserve that word for big accomplishments.  You might not think walking your dog, making breakfast, or doing the laundry are successes. But Admiral William H. McRaven might disagree with you.  In his book, “Make Your Bed: Little...