The Risk to Blossom

So I was in spin class… …the instructor talked about planting grass seed and how you have to rake the ground and lay down the seed and rake it again. (Yes; this is what we do in spin!) But wait – rake it again? What if this is a metaphor for our personal growth...
Taking the Lead

Taking the Lead

What does it mean to be a leader? In their book The Art of the Possibility, Rosamund and Benjamin Zander describe a concept that he calls “leading from any chair”.  Benjamin Zander is a conductor, and The Art of Possibility is a book of leadership principles for...

Self-Care: The People in Your Head

Note:  In my ongoing series on COVID self-care (see Taking the Stairs and Now More Than Ever), I am addressing an element of self-care that is often overlooked.  Scroll to the bottom to find out where you can learn more about all things self-care....

Taking the Stairs

Friday was a good day. Living in Northern California, I have been waiting for clear air (or at least not “unhealthy” air) so I could go outside again. Specifically, my spin studio closed in the last round of gym closures and then, innovatively, took all their bikes up...

Self-Care – Now, More Than Ever

Today I am fasting. Why? I recently learned about a process called autophagy. This is the process by which the body cleans out toxic and non-useful cells. It supports healthy aging and can be a way to prevent cancer. It is supported by fasting. ...