Fighting For Balance

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When you hear the term “work-life balance,” what do you think of? When you read that phrase, does the picture it creates in your mind’s eye look something like this?   It seems whenever the notion of balance is discussed as a function of a healthy life, it is measured in the metrics of time: the blue drudgery of “Work” …

On Courage

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It’s been a week-ish full of reminders and living examples of what courage looks like. Whether global in impact or local in scope, these last ten days at the start of the month of June have provided a kaleidoscope of images and sounds along the entire scale of courageously facing the human condition. June 2: Professor Bret Weinstein Even if …

When More Information = Less Informed

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This is a bit longer than my normal posts, but this is an important idea worth exploring. Grab a coffee and put your feet up.  When I was a kid, proving I was sick enough to stay home from school required either a show of vomit or a fever. Back then, checking one’s temperature involved the use of a thin piece …

Silence Isn’t Golden

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“Change starts with voices.” — Tony Reali Over the weekend, a long-time friend from my school days launched a blog, and left her comfort zone in the process. An occasion like this is a good reminder of the benefits and hurdles to being an open book. We all have our own insecurities and fears, issues and hangups. Despite this fact, …