In my last post, I tried to make the case for reflection. I closed by summarizing 2019 in one word (balance) and choosing a word to embrace in 2020. The word I chose for this new year/decade was "optimize." And I have to confess, after sitting with it for a couple weeks, it's just not… Continue reading New year, new word!
I've heard a lot of people talking about 2020 planning lately, and as a big proponent of planning, it makes my heart swell. In these conversations, I've also noticed what seems like a common omission: reflecting. In our desire to focus on the future – which I respect – we often miss some of the… Continue reading ‘Tis the season – to reflect!
I'll admit: I'm a bit of a reflection nut. For me, life seems most meaningful when - rather than just floating through tackling the day-to-day - I make time to step back and reflect on my path. While I'm not as extreme as Socrates ("the unexamined life is not worth living"), I do tend to… Continue reading One habit to launch a great new year: pause and reflect.