Is Knowing Half the Battle?

Is Knowing Half the Battle?

I love learning and buy and read a lot of books. I listen to podcasts and am continually exploring. It would be great if I mastered a concept just by listening or reading about it. Professor Laurie Santos has coined the term GI Joe Fallacy based on the 80’s cartoon in...
How Are You Making the World Better?

How Are You Making the World Better?

A question I ask myself often is, “Am I making a difference; how am I making the world a bit better?” It is not an easy question. Yet the question has shaped me and my actions. I have come to see that there are many ways that we can each contribute.  I was fortunate...
What Do You Care About?

What Do You Care About?

Often people talk with me in despair about the many crises in the world. We are concerned about the planet and the implications of the changing climate and pollution. There are many people who are displaced and poverty is rampant. People are stressed about political...
What is Your Project?

What is Your Project?

I am having a lot of conversations with people these days about all the needs around us. The challenges are many—political issues, climate change, violence, loneliness, stress, poverty, lack of mobility, and diversity issues to name just a few on a larger level. There...
Accept Different Styles

Accept Different Styles

A friend told me that as an introvert she found it challenging to be with her mother. Her mother would talk continuously and ask many questions. My friend found it exhausting. Later her mother would be surprised to see her daughter journaling rather than speaking with...

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