The Downside of Being Self-Employed

I love being self-employed, and yet, I have to admit that sometimes I get an idea for a new project and go headlong into creating it before I have the last one completed, or at least up and running smoothly. In April I started a Patreon Community. Then I went on a three week vacationContinue reading “The Downside of Being Self-Employed”

New Post Series

“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mentalContinue reading “New Post Series”

Where is the Love?

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist Ever since I started my Story-Power podcast, I’ve been trying to put my finger on the ultimate reason I love stories so much. I’ve talked with several guests about how we humansContinue reading “Where is the Love?”

The Effort of Control

“I can do nothing for you but work on myself … you can do nothing for me but work on yourself.” ~ Ram Dass “Knowing others is wisdom; knowing the self is enlightenment.” ~ Tao Te Ching Some years ago I learned a big lesson. The only thing I can control is myself. These pastContinue reading “The Effort of Control”

Why Stories Are So Important

I have always loved stories. Maybe because when I am reading, watching, listening to, or discussing them, I feel connected to others. Stories change me in subtle ways. I can experience different time periods, places, and states of being that would not be possible any other way and that has helped expand my life experiences.Continue reading “Why Stories Are So Important”