I belong to a group that meets monthly to find ways to tackle personal and systemic racism. As part of this work, members share their own beliefs and experiences related to race. There's a tendency to tiptoe in this space because no one wants to be perceived as racist or risk offending other members. We… Continue reading Instead of calling someone out, try this.
In a recent phone call with a friend, I asked how she was doing. "STRESSED," was her emphatic one-word answer. "Oh yeah?" I asked. "What has you all stressed out?" She then rattled off an impressive list of projects she was working on. As she talked about them, I could hear a smile creeping into… Continue reading Want less stress? Choose your words carefully.
Here's a quote I love that (I think?) tracks back to Mark Twain: I'm always in a conversation - and sometimes it involves other people. Ring any bells? If it doesn't, it means you're probably not paying attention to your inner-voice. We all have one (or more) and once you start noticing it, you'll be… Continue reading Change your (inner) conversation, change your life!