Mayday! Celebration or world emergency?

Mayday Mayday Mayday! It’s May Day, today. While ancient traditions have always celebrated this as a time of new beginnings and spring, I got curious about how the phrase “mayday” has come to denote an emergency in radio communications — given...

The courage to be in enjoyment over efficiency

Imagine that you sit down to a beautifully adorned table, covered with gourmet dishes of the most delectable foods.   A filet of wild-caught salmon, drizzled with a pinot noir reduction and toasted juniper berries.  A bowl of steaming risotto with...
Create Your 2022: The Inside Out Creation Game

Create Your 2022: The Inside Out Creation Game

As I was reflecting on the past year and what’s needed to create the conditions for emergence in the new year, I found fresh questions arising in my journal, culminating in the creation of a fun new game. One by one, the following questions emerged, and as I wrote out...
The “Illness is in Your Mind” Myth

The “Illness is in Your Mind” Myth

The other day I was speaking with a friend and colleague who had come down with a cold/flu bug and was feeling less than optimal.  In addition to her physical discomfort, she was also battling the mindset that some guru had spouted, teaching that illness is all in...