Tag: choice

Making a Change


~ To my friend, who had the courage to make a change  Her change caught everyone by surprise. They thought things were fine. She seemed so happy, so go-lucky. “I’m so surprised,” they said. What they couldn’t see was that deep inside her heart stewed a restlessness that, on certain days, breached the kettle lip […]

It’s National Decision Day


May 1st is National Decision Day, the deadline for high school seniors to decide which school they will attend in the fall. For college-bound seniors this is an important day. It represents the first of many, many major choices and changes they will experience as an adult. But for those of who are older, whose […]

The Plan (or why I dropped out of grad school and started my own business)


We enter adulthood with a plan. Maybe it’s hashed out over a cup of coffee or maybe a shot or two of tequila but nonetheless we were once pie-eyed dreamers standing at our threshold, staring out into the future, sketching a map that appeared direct and seamless and promised us the life we thought we […]

Standing in the Intersection of Fear and Intuition


When faced with a difficult decision, we tentatively stand at the metaphorical intersection of fear and intuition. When we let fear dictate out decisions we fail to make progress. We move in every direction except forward. When we let intuition navigate, when we have the courage to trust ourselves–we are guaranteed to move forward. Be […]

5 Reasons Why Springsteen’s Thunder Road is Your Life Right Now


On Friday night I’m leaving the kids at home and taking my best girl to see, hear and witness the incomparable Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. If you haven’t heard, the 67 year old Boss, is currently playing 4 hour musical marathons. Electric sets fused with 30 plus songs spanning 40 plus years of musical […]