What Are Your Three?

Did you happen to catch Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar speech? Sure, it had your typical Hollywood elements of narcissism, divine shout-outs, and a complete disregard for larger matters that his own character brought to light. None of that impressed me. What did impress me, however, were the questions he posed regarding the three things a person should … More What Are Your Three?

Story

Once upon a time, there was a hero. (S)he lived in a world where things weren’t perfect, but they were livable. Then something happened to change all that. At first (s)he denied it. Then someone convinced the hero otherwise. (S)he set off to do something. Things challenged the hero along the way. Eventually, (s)he got … More Story

Start With Why

In case it wasn’t obvious through my posts like the one on happiness and many of my Tweets, I’m a huge fan of TED Talks. I came across a new one in a book workshop I’m currently taking (shout to Debbie Reber), and it was so inspiring I had to share. Start With Why (Video) by Simon Sinek If … More Start With Why

Wallet Exercise

As Dr. Shelley Carson points out her book Your Creative Brain, creativity is not limited to artists or writers. “We are all creative,” she insists. “Creativity is the hallmark human capacity that has allowed us to survive thus far.” And she’s not just talking about surviving external events. She’s talking about surviving the internal ups and downs of … More Wallet Exercise