"How's your new job?" I asked a friend over lunch. "It's fine. I'm just so tired," she sighed. This was an unusual response from one of the most creative, energetic, changemakery, and positive people I know. Her job was perfect on paper. The problem was that her inner motor was fueled by opportunities to be … Continue reading Feeling drained at work? Find your inner fuel.
I woke up yesterday feeling like my heart was shrinking. Something about witnessing the repeated acts of selfishness, unkindness, intolerance and hate in the news and on social media was making me feel small, powerless, and contracted. And then a video of someone bringing gifts to young people in a shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth … Continue reading Big Vision Love Day: Pay What You Can Feb 10
January was a rough month. I had surgery to remove one large kidney stone and two small ones. It didn't go well. What was supposed to be one night in the hospital turned into five, and I had to have a second surgery when part of my lung collapsed. It was the hardest week of … Continue reading Big Vision Love Month: Pay What You Can
One of all my favorite children's book authors, Madeleine L’Engle, who wrote A Wrinkle in Time, has great advice for writers [bold added]: "First, if you want to write, you need to keep an honest, unpublishable journal that nobody reads, nobody but you. Where you just put down what you think about life, what you … Continue reading 3 Steps to Help You Realize Your Big Vision for Your Work in the World