What Does It Mean to Grieve Well?

What Does It Mean to Grieve Well?

I often wish that crying on a daily basis was as normal as brushing our teeth. I wish that I could tear up more easily, that I could cry softly about things for five minutes and then move on with my day easily, without anyone thinking that something is weird or wrong....
5 Ways to Find Energy in Stressful Times

5 Ways to Find Energy in Stressful Times

We’re living in volatile times, externally and internally. I’ve been finding myself swinging between multiple realities. The world looks different depending on whose eyes I’m looking through. I feel hopeful and inspired in one moment, despairing and discouraged in the...
People Are Not the Problem

People Are Not the Problem

When something goes wrong, most of us respond by looking for something or someone to blame. We default into asking, “What’s wrong?” and then we commonly answer that question with either “You!” or “Me!” Judgments, criticisms, analyses, diagnoses, and power struggles...
2 Keys to Enjoying People as They Are

2 Keys to Enjoying People as They Are

I spent my middle-school years in a tiny town in the northern part of South Africa in the early 1980s, and my very favorite memories from that time in my life involved going to the game parks. Game watching was serious business. We’d get up early in the morning with...