Category: Self-Reflection

Embracing Growth at Our Edges

May 3, 2021

“Inward, Upward, Outward, Onward”
That’s my catch phrase to describe the essence of my new book, Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work. The book […]

Take a Field Trip

March 1, 2021

When I wrote Swimming in the Deep End I started by naming a few things I wasn’t ready to dive into the ‘deep end’ to […]

On My Edge

January 4, 2021

While writing my next book I have been circling and circling like a dog who readies her bed. Do you know why dogs circle? Check […]

Inner Spaciousness: The Ultimate Frontier

October 1, 2020

When I initially wrote this newsletter, I wrote it inside my apartment mid-September. I was inside a lot of the time. Fires were happening outside […]

100 Days and More To Come

July 1, 2020

Sheltering in place in California. It’s been over 100 days in which I have slept nightly in my OWN bed. Not a common act for […]

We Contain Multitudes

May 1, 2020

Hello from my apartment in Palo Alto, CA, USA. As of the posting of this newsletter, I have been here for 6 weeks. I imagine […]

Into the Woods

April 1, 2020

Since my mother’s death 10 years ago, she has come to me in the form of a bird. Sitting on my balcony railing or on […]

Verbs For My 53rd

March 2, 2020

I am excited. My package of new cool reading glasses from Peepers arrived. I bought some oversized ones that remind me of Iris Apfel! Reading […]

Being Our Best Adult Selves

January 6, 2020

Sometime in the last year I saw a Roz Chast cartoon in The New Yorker that made me not only smile but actually laugh out […]

A Work In Progress

December 2, 2019

A colleague wrote me from Bangkok. He is in ‘start up mode’ with a new school scheduled to start in the new year. He was […]