4 entries categorized "Connect"

Learn: 3 Keys to Living Your Life's Purpose

What scholar and philosopher Dr. Jean Houston has learned about living life with vivid purpose boils down to three guiding principles: being open to possibility, open to your role in the world and open to the interconnectedness of the universe. Here's my take on Houston's three keys to living your life's purpose. Read more →

Learn: Quantity Time Nurtures Quality Moments

What's more important: quality time or quantity time? My conclusion is that quality time sprouts in "quantity time" fields. Without a vast field that can foster spontaneous moments of pure quality, quality time (think a day's visit to an adventure park) looks like a potted plant sitting alone on a shelf. A potted plant might be nice to look at, but it's disconnected, needing only a little water now and then. A field, on the other hand, requires vigorous tending: sowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing. Read more →

Planning a four-day getaway to a northern Minnesota State Park led me to the topic of play. After thinking about taking a break from blogging, I wanted nothing more than to blog about taking a break. So from this breezy "office" full of majestic white and red pines, I will offer what I’ve been learning about the importance of play, a vital activity regardless of our age. Read more →