Lightness of being

Lightness of being

There is one quality that is common to folks I’ve known who are highly creative, happy, innovative, inspired – all that wonderful stuff most of us wish for. Not surprisingly, it is also the feeling that comes after a big shift, release or “aha”...
What if it’s just different?

What if it’s just different?

Not better. Not worse. Just different. This is the idea that dominated my thoughts as I navigated my first two days in Bangkok. I noticed that the persistent chatter of my “judging mind” had switched off, and this simple idea had taken its place....
Looking for hope

Looking for hope

This week’s reflection, as we look in the mirror of the senseless killings in Las Vegas, is quiet and simple. In fact, the words are not my own, but those of our beloved teacher and neighborhood friend, Mr. Rogers: Look for the helpers. If you look for the...
Does It Tire or Inspire?

Does It Tire or Inspire?

I was reviewing reflections I wrote in 2007 and this one jumped out as a perfect reminder for our times… Talk about on the mark! On the Today show last week, I listened to Kris Carr, author of Crazy, Sexy Cancer Tips, talk about her dance with a type of cancer...