Waking Up

Today is my birthday. I make a big fuss over it because I know many beloved people who no longer get to celebrate a birthday. It is a privilege denied many. However, to wake up any morning is miraculous. To be able to get up, out of bed, and go do things is wondrous. I…

Karoshi – Manage energy not time

Karoshi – Manage Energy, not Time By Gregg Krech The Japanese have the longest life expectancy of any country in the world (2020). You’ll have to scan much further down the list to find the United States.  We’re 54th.  So the Japanese must be doing something right.  But not everybody in Japan lives to a…

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The Empty Desk

Teachers As we sail into July, my heart and head turn to teachers. Those wonderful unsung heroes in our lives who show up and do their life-changing work, often with little acknowledgment. Just as my grandkids are loving their summer holidays, I hope teachers are enjoying their hard earned vacations too. I am thinking today…

The Art of Moodling

“I always forget how important the empty days are, how important it may be sometimes not to expect to produce anything, even a few lines in a journal. A day when one has not pushed oneself to the limit seems a damaged, damaging day, a sinful day. Not so! The most valuable thing one can…