I used to be so certain

life is uncertain

There have been times in my life when I have been certain. Certain about what I believed, about my relationships, where my life was headed, and a thousand other things. I was pretty certain. I’m also certain I was probably a bit of a jerk. Not my intent by any means,…

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moving from festering to action

Move forward 2

Sometimes I hit a festering doldrum. No wind in my sails. I start speaking in absolutes. ‘Nothing is working’, ‘Everything is going wrong’. You know, the woe is me cycle. For me, these are usually transient. A few hours, perhaps a day or two. I’m fortunate. I know it is possible to be stuck in these…

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learner’s mind, learner’s heart


Many of us find learning great fun, but learning can also be hard work. And, especially for those with years of expertise in another area, learning something new can be a bit (or more than a bit) intimidating. I’m one of those who fit nicely into the ‘life long learner’…

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trapped in your own success?

You’re really good at what you do. You’ve established a solid track record. You’ve got all the credentials. It pays well (or well enough). But you’re no longer feeling the energy in it. You used to love a new week. A new challenge. Making something happen. Doing something well. Now.…

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1 embrace life and change 2 copy

Change / chng.  It really should be a 4-letter word right? True quotes from people I know about times of change: What’s wrong with the way it is? Change is hard. I don’t want to change. What if I don’t like the change? I’m too (fill in the blank) to…

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something in me yet to be

There comes a time in life when you realize that where you’ve been is not where you need to be. It often starts out slow. You may feel oddly discontented although on the surface, everyone else would say that you must really be doing well. You feel frustrated by the…

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