Work/ Life Balance

Work-Life balance is a zero-sum game that implies work and life are two different things.   They are not.   Pursuing a fulfilling life shouldn’t be a competition of time or energy.   I once worked with a man who kept a countdown calendar for when...

Compassion Evolves Conflict

Years ago there was a show on the PBS called The Operation which profiled a specialized surgery. Each episode told the story of a surgeon and patient and there was always real footage of an actual operation!  (This real-life documentary series was a precursor to what...

When Drama Begins, Problem Solving Ends

We have all participated in expressions of drama.     Gossiping Venting Blaming    In the moment drama energy is captivating, even all-encompassing. We share our negative thoughts as if they were truths and it feels good.   How dare she? What’s wrong...