Category Archives: Leaning In

Meaningful Connection

16 June 2015   …What I loved as much as, possibly even more than, being seen was sharing the gaze.  Feeling connected. ~ Amanda Palmer, The Art of Asking I yearn for meaningful connection.  To others.  To myself. I want to be … Continue reading

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Cultivating Curiosity

9 June 2015 “The important thing is not to stop questioning.   Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”   ~ Albert Einstein I have a tendency to rush right to an answer when I’m time pressured.  Too often I feel … Continue reading

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Touchstone–Beyond the rules…trust

5 June 2015    Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. ~ John Lennon It’s not about breaking the rules, per se.  It’s more about listening in more closely when your comfort zone suddenly feels far … Continue reading

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Beyond the rules….trust

When have I ever thrown out all the rules?  Never, I think.  I’ve never managed that.  I skirt them, yes, do that all the time.  But abandoned myself to trust?  That’s just plain too scary. I inhabit the halls of … Continue reading

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Touchstone – What if….

   Every day, do at least one frightening thing that contributes to the fulfillment of your desires.       ~  Martha Beck        Author, columnist for O Magazine and life coach Martha Beck is both smart and … Continue reading

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What if…..

Part of me is afraid of ‘what could happen’.  In fact, that part is one of my most creative parts.  Free flying, without a care about ‘reasonable’ or ‘likely’, this part of me proves, should I doubt, the existence of … Continue reading

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Oh, The Stories We Tell…

I love story.  I think we’re wired for it.  Books and movies, fables and mythology, all tap into a powerful desire to learn about life through metaphor and example.  This desire probably lies at the root of our collective human … Continue reading

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Showing Up in Public

Learning in public inherently includes failing in public, too. I wish that felt liberating.  But actually, it scares me. I’m certain I’m gonna wind up messy here as I try something new.  I could make an utter fool of myself. … Continue reading

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