Tagged: discovery

Finding your “why”

What do you do? I have absolutely no clue how many times I’ve had to answer this question. A good friend of mine responds to this with a clarification request: “you mean, for work?...

10 minutes of happy: journaling

It’s truly astounding how much information we hold in our brains. Every single person is carrying on an internal dialogue all day long. It’s so habitual that it’s hard to notice when it’s happening...

Follow your curiosity

I believe that finding happiness is a choice. Happiness comes from many different directions and comes in many forms. There’s no one way to go about it, but, I think there are deliberate steps...

Work less to work better

In our culture, we’ve somehow acquired a warped view of what it means to be a hard worker. There is a general sense that it’s admirable to be the one who can work long hours...

How to write an email like a pro

Millennials tend to avoid the phone like the plague. Most business (and a lot of personal) communications happen via email. Even when we are away from our laptops, the little computers in our pockets mean we’re ready to respond anytime,...

Gather around the fire

Summer is just around the corner here in Seattle. We’ve been holed up all winter and we’re ready to spending more time outside. Our days are warming up bit by bit but it’s still...

Finding bliss for life-work balance

I recently stumbled upon an article on Brain Pickings that highlighted some of Joseph Campbell’s philosophy in life – “follow your bliss.” The topic of life-work balance is troublesome for some. Seeking “balance” implies a give and...