Comfort book recs

It’s funny how our minds work. The calendar moves along, announcing a new year, and suddenly there we go, hoping that magic will make things different. How naïve we are!  It’s February now, and 2021 seems to have taken a few pointers from 2020, continuing along those tough lines. And when things are hard, andContinue reading “Comfort book recs”

Plan your 2021

I know that you’re getting everyone’s end of the year musings, and I will not be that different. I guess that, as with every ending, we seek to understand what happened, hoping to cherish the good and to avoid repeating the bad. In my case, trying not to repeat BAD planning. Don’t you hate whenContinue reading “Plan your 2021”

Let’s stop pretending

I’m a very shy person (blame it in part to my perfectionist issues), even if those who know me might be surprised to hear this. So last year, as part of forcing myself out of my comfort zone and growing, I started attending an improvisation workshop.I’m not going to lie. It’s freaking hard for me,Continue reading “Let’s stop pretending”

Take your whiteboard with you

I don’t know about you, but me, I think better on a whiteboard. There is something liberating in not having any lines or structures and in knowing that if you make a mistake, you can erase it, leaving no mark of judgement behind. Problem was that when it was sunny outside, and I wanted toContinue reading “Take your whiteboard with you”

My aha! moment so far…

After years of living life without noticing the little daily wins, I’ve taken the time the lockdown has provided to journal the aha! moments I experience as I strive to learn to be a better writer (and person).  I thought I’d share some of these insights as time goes, hoping to inspire you to reviewContinue reading “My aha! moment so far…”

Help! The future is coming!

Read about how microbial mats may help us have a better future…

Redefining success

A letter I wrote to myself to remind myself who I want to be on the days it is hard to get myself to take action. What if your definition of success?

Those Old Footprints

Have you ever noticed that footprints in the mud end up being erased by the next rain? Yet, somehow there are places in the world where footprints from thousands of years ago are perfectly preserved? Read on to learn how they may have been preserved!