Authenticity

How does one recognize their authenticity? Brené Brown’s research and research by Carl Jung, points toward vulnerability, courage, and boundaries. It is important to me to live my life authentically and I wonder how much I FULLY live authentically day-to-day. So often I am weighted with decisions to […]

Choosing Sides

Recently I was faced with some tough emotional decisions.  In the moment I felt I was in a large paper bag filled with tiny pieces of paper representing the emotions, thoughts, and perceptions of others.  As the bag continued to fill, I began to feel overwhelmed because I […]

Weighted with Shoulds

As I became aware of time yesterday, I no longer sat in the moment with my 6+ hours of gliding outdoors, surrounded by tweets and twerps, and flitting hummingbirds.  Instead I became conscious of how long I was sitting in front of my computer editing photos.  While not […]

When Two or More…

Yesterday I was back into teacher mode for most of the day, working with colleagues.  It takes me a while to soak up all the perspectives and ideas before I am ready to share.      I’m not sure if my long processing pauses are sparked more from […]