Reflections

Silence

Silence is not the absence of sound, it’s the absence of noise – Gordon HemptonĀ  I don’t know about you, but when I was a youngster, I always had some kind of music playing, either on the record player or… Read More ›

The Four-Hour Workday

I know what you’re thinking. This is not possible. This is just another gimmicky headline, click bait, designed to draw you in and leave you disappointed. But hear me out for a moment. What is so impossible about a four-hour… Read More ›

Perfectionism Redefined

I’m at a serious cross-roads in my life. I have shed much of the weight of my previous life and career–active parenting of young children, a job that no longer fills me, the responsibility of building and maintaining a family… Read More ›

3D Living

I met my dear friend for lunch yesterday, and we spent the afternoon looking back on our lives–the ups, the downs, the mishaps, the adventures–as dear friends are wont to do. Things started off well-enough. We both agreed that, on… Read More ›

SmartER Goals

You’ve all heard of S.M.A.R.T. goals, right? S for Specific M for Measurable A for Actionable R for Reasonable, and T for Time-oriented S.M.A.R.T. goals are good because they are narrowly defined and constrained and are not too whacky or… Read More ›

My Year of No

So I admit it. The title for this blog is not original. I borrowed it from Shonda Rhimes, screenwriter and producer of two blockbuster TV shows, How to Get Away with Murder and Scandal, and also author of the captivating… Read More ›

2017: Year in Review

So I sat down to review how I had fared on my goals for this year, only to realize that I had not set any. Hmmm. That may explain why this year felt bitty and scattered and, well, unproductive. Don’t… Read More ›