16 entries categorized "Life Path"

Life seems to be moving at lightening speed these days; I am cramming so much into my days. I'm filling my time with meaning: I'm exploring dreams and possibilities, learning about mind mapping, sharing a meditative walk through the redwoods and amazed by the volume of interesting and inspirational work on the web. What are you exploring, learning, sharing, etc.? Read more →


The change of seasons and my kids' return to school has incited a self-review of the year so far. My initial evaluation leaves me grumbling about wasting my time and wondering what I've been doing these past eight months. Digging deeper, though, I gradually recognize that small accomplishments add up to rewarding experiences. Do you have a word of the year, or a theme or resolution for 2011? Does this time of year prompt you to review or start a fresh habit? Share your thoughts in the Comments section. Read more →


Explore: What You Love

My Three Things—the activities I love—stand like road signs, helping me make sure I continue down my true path. When I have a new opportunity or am asked to volunteer my time or skills, I can check my personal road signs. When I am choosing how to spend my time, I try to consider my Three Things. When I feel like I’m in a funk, I look at my Three Things to help me find a way out. And when I feel reluctant to walk down a new path, I check my Three Things to see whether that particular path is on my true map. Read more →


Striding toward Doing

I left my career a few years ago in hopes of avoiding burnout and recovering happiness. Since then, I have dabbled in this-and-that; I have done some volunteering; I have enjoyed family vacations; and I continue to have fun at my part-time job. But "something" has still been missing. Like... Read more →