Running a hundred miles an hour and my brain doesnʼt sleep. Two years of anxiety and 6 months of hell. My throat closes, I canʼt speak and all I can say is why? Why now? What is my lesson? Maybe there is no lesson to learn, maybe itʼs just that Iʼm not who I thought I was called to be. Maybe itʼs time to quit! … Continue reading Honesty is Vulnerability is Recovery is Purpose
In this article from Laura Oliver, we take a look at Japanese culture and its term Ikigai, which is a way to find a reason for being. Looking at our lives, are we living in this middle section where we are doing what we love, what the world needs, what we are good at, and what we can be paid for? Do you agree that … Continue reading Ikigai – the secret to happiness?
“What’s your thing?”
I asked my boss this out of the blue recently. His face turned from its normal jovial demeanor to a look of confusion then pensive introspection as I clarified.
“I don’t mean at work. I mean in general. What is your thing?”
He thought for awhile and he said, “To breathe life into people.”
I agreed that was a good thing to be driven toward, but I wanted something more concrete. We continued talking it through, and, for the sake of privacy, I won’t divulge any of that information. But it was a fantastic, illuminating conversation for me personally, and I hope it was the same for my boss. Continue reading “What’s your ONE thing?”