Where Do We Place Our Attention?

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.” ~ Brené Brown “Social media is something of a double-edged sword. At its best, social media offers unprecedented opportunities for marginalized people to speak and bring much needed attention to theContinue reading “Where Do We Place Our Attention?”

What A Week!

So, the first week of 2022 was very INTERESTING for me. My first podcast of the year with Rosie Beech of Yorick Radio Productions was supposed to air on Wednesday January 5th. Everything seemed to go smoothly, but there was a problem with the audio, which it took Barry and I most of Wednesday eveningContinue reading “What A Week!”

Yay! A New Year

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic, they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist “We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. ~ Iris Murdoch The first quote above is one I use at theContinue reading “Yay! A New Year”

Giving Thanks!

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.” ~ Brené Brown For those of us in the United States, this is Thanksgiving Day weekend. Like some of our holidays, it’s a bit dubious because we celebrate on the backsContinue reading “Giving Thanks!”

Communication Lessons

“My belief is that communication is the best way to create strong relationships.” ~ Jada Pinkett Smith “If you celebrate your differentness, the world will, too. It believes exactly what you tell it–through the words you use to describe yourself, the actions you take to care for yourself, and the choices you make to expressContinue reading “Communication Lessons”