Drawing of coffee mug

Practice Towards Mastery

I’ve been running a little experiment lately. After reading about mastery and taking a couple of drawing classes, I still don’t like the way I draw. Reading about mastery did nothing for my drawing, but it did encourage practicing. So, I’ve been practicing.

Colorful felt art with threads

Seeking Clarity in the Tangled Threads

As this year has unfolded, I have a new appreciation for how our lives are all intertwined, the way we touch one another, whether close or far away.

Smoky sunset

Never and Always

Brief observations on the words never and always. A poem perhaps.

Breathing room

Breathing Room

A thoughtful client recently reminded me that I’d told her that it’s nearly impossible to feel negative emotions and breathe deeply at the same time. I love my clients. We learn so much from one another.

Campari poster, circa 1960

That Attention Thing

A few weeks ago, an odd series of experiences reminded me of the power of attention to change the way we see the world around us. [Guest post by Edward F. Gumnick]