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We are limited by our perceived limitations

Yes, there are real, true limitations but most of us will never come against those real limitations because we stop far short of that level of accomplishment.   Our brain says "I can't" and we believe it, so we don't really strive. We settle.   Here's the thing - if we KNEW about our incorrect, [...]

2017-10-16T13:20:31+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting Stuck on Why

Particularly when something painful happens, we desperately want to understand WHY and HOW.   It is a natural, vital, survival mechanism:  we seek a reasonable, understandable CAUSE for the pain, so we can give ourselves a sense of security.  If we can understand why and how this happened, we can take some action around not [...]

2017-10-16T09:45:49+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How I really feel about the new Taylor Swift song.

I've been a fan of Taylor Swift since I took Talia to her Speak Now concert at MSG in 2012. She was so positive and gracious and talented musically.  I thought that she was a fabulous role model for young girls.  She made positive music, was generous and grounded with her fans and her messaging. [...]

2017-09-08T14:21:44+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anger is natural, but how is it helpful and how is it hurtful?

Where I grew up there was no shortage of anger.  No blame, no shame, it was what it was. I know I wasn't the easiest child, and it gave me a lot of opportunity (and inspiration) to learn about anger, both my own and others'.   Anger was scary because it was unpredictable and often [...]

2017-08-24T10:37:39+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blame always undermines greatness.

I talk about blame a lot because it is such a common defense mechanism, hard wired from birth it seems to protect our fragile sense of being good enough, feeling "safe".  We do it often without even realizing that we do it, it can be really subtle, where we deflect responsibility on some level for [...]

2017-08-18T07:16:14+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments