In the spirit of our creative endeavors meshing with our life situations, consider prioritizing. How do we balance the two? Mesh [mesh]; synonyms: combine, connect, coordinate, dovetail, harmonize, engage, interlock, muddle, snare, tangle, twist . . .
We all have personal interests. They are our creative outlets, our down time, a way that we re-balance. Some of these are easily identifiable: writing, painting, playing an instrument, throwing pottery… We name these “Arts.” Others are less obvious: cooking, puzzles, reading, gaming… We label these “Hobbies.” What we call them doesn’t matter. What does […]
Happiness is not circumstantial. And the only currency we have is gratitude. Nathan, S6 E11 of Alone Nathan was one of three remaining people in this recent season of the History Channel’s acclaimed series Alone. If you haven’t experienced this show, it’s about ten individuals getting dropped off in remote locations. The one who doesn’t tap out, wins. […]
How do you view potentially annoying situations? Your sleep is interrupted by your dog licking your face. You forgot your baking dish at your friend’s house. The coffeepot in the break room is empty. What if you could see it a different way? You are welcomed into a morning by someone completely overjoyed about YOU. […]
I received a great reminder last week about how we already have the answers we seek, and to simply seek within. Now, I know I know that I know that, yet it seems the external cacophony of life can be so loud that sometimes I get distracted. I forget, and then I remember. Then I […]