Adventure may hurt but monotony will kill you. ~Author Unknown The other day someone asked me why I was hiking Half Dome again. For some, hiking Half Dome is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; for others, there is no desire to take on this feat. After my first Half Dome climb last year, I knew I . . .
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn. ~John Lubbock On the way home from school last week, my younger son said: "You should be a teacher, Mom, you’d be a great one.” I found his comment interesting and I . . .
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle. ~Author Unknown The other week I was working with a client who was concerned about something that she had not completed and had made a self-deprecating statement about not having found a job. “Yet,” I said, . . .
Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. ~John F. Kennedy Last week my husband and sons surprised me with a new bike for my birthday; not just any bike, but a retro step-in, city bike with a modern twist: a hybrid model. I love biking with my family, but my . . .
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. ~Thich Nhat Hanh Communication is my number one value. Whether a face-to-face conversation, over the phone, via text, email, or the written word, the ability to connect with others is important to me. The other night my husband . . .
Trust is letting go of needing to know all the details before you open your heart. ~Author Unknown Learning to trust my two young sons is a daily exercise. It takes patience and self-restraint to watch them as they make decisions – some . . .