Arguing With What Is

Arguing with what is. Possibly the most fruitless endeavor in the world. Yet many of us consistently argue with how we are, how others are and how the world is. Arguing with what is is like living in an unending war. Clinging to a story inconsistent with what is requires constant vigilance. Our lives begin […]

The Nexus of Power: Choice

As I work with the next piece of Allan Savory’s holistic management model from his book, Holistic Management, I’m thinking about choice. When I learned emotional intelligence, I understood choice as central to our personal power. The choice to say yes. The choice to say no. Our power to choose mindfully and intentionally is constantly […]

Strength From Discomfort

I recently came across an article in my newsfeed describing several ways in which parents can help kids develop mental strength. I also recently developed a daily practice of sitting and focusing on my breath, which has been enormously helpful in my life. A few days ago, my partner and I had a conversation over […]