How my journey back to the big picture took full focus

If you're anything like me, you're probably driven by the need for accomplishment on a daily basis. If I can't check something off "the list" then the day feels wasted.  What I slowly learned is the fact that "I got a lot done today" was actually moving me further away from my big picture goals. … Continue reading How my journey back to the big picture took full focus

Creative introverts hold all the cards

Are you a quiet, analytical, unshakable, loner that thrives on coming up with creative solutions to problems? I like to think of myself as creative, and I've learned I am more of an introvert (INFJ) and an advocate - of course, I kind of knew that going in. After reading the summaries, I have to be … Continue reading Creative introverts hold all the cards

Lessons from a 6th grade assignment

Each week my 11 year daughter has to write a paragraph on a topic provided by the teacher. This week her topic was "silence" and the assignment was to include the use of similes in her writing. How does she define silence? What does silence mean to her? What is it "like"? What a great … Continue reading Lessons from a 6th grade assignment