On Being Human

This post contains affiliate links. “I’m a human being, with feelings and emotions and scars and flaws, just like everyone else.” ~ Josh Gordon I don’t know why this is, but we deny we have emotions. We’re emotional beings, but we don’t want anyone to know what we’re feeling. It’s as if we’re ashamed ofContinue reading “On Being Human”

Emotions Run the World

This post contains affiliate links. “If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far. ~ Daniel Goleman IContinue reading “Emotions Run the World”

Getting Stories Out of Our Heads and onto the Page

“The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: artists, inventors, storytellers – creative and holistic ‘right-brain’ thinkers.” ~ Daniel Pink, author This post contains affiliate links. This blog post is going to be a little bit different than my others. I’m going to share with you a chatContinue reading “Getting Stories Out of Our Heads and onto the Page”

Stories and My Emotional Journey

“The purpose of the storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” ~ Brandon Sanderson, fantasy and science fiction writer “Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist This post containsContinue reading “Stories and My Emotional Journey”

The Stories That Stay With Us

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy stories. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy stories.” ~ Albert Einstein This post contains affiliate links for my Patreon Community and PodMatch below. One of the things I hoped for when I began this blog in 2013, wasContinue reading “The Stories That Stay With Us”