Does Your Life Need a Pause?

Over the last few months I’ve had several posts here with quotes from Rachael O’Meara’s recent book “Pause: Harnessing The Life Changing Power of Giving Yourself A Break”. It took me a long time to finish reading “Pause” because I wanted to take my time and apply the principles as […]

Turning Angst into Art

For creators, the dark angst in life is often fertile soil that nurtures their best creative work. As a writer and illustrator of children’s books, Deb Lucke has a strong interest in bad behavior and horribly embarrassing incidents. Having had a childhood filled with angst surrounding both, she says she […]

In Praise of Thoughtful Minds

The wearying mental and physical toll that it takes to get to and from conferences has rubbed a bit of the luster off the excitement I once felt when I’d see another faraway learning opportunity pop up. These days, going to a conference means less to me about the content […]