192. The ability to translate

The ability to “see the gray” is the superpower humanity needs to break through the very black-and-white (aka binary) thinking of our world right now. The binary is very obvious in politics but also apparent everywhere else if we look for it. This includes...

191. Thirty-seven years later

Thirty-seven years later, I’m still not sure what to make of my birthday. As a mother, I know the grand significance of this day when my own mother straddled life and death and summoned love and strength to bring forth my life into this world. Thirty-seven years...

190. What does the label say?

The journey of self-awareness is akin to being in a bottle and trying to read what the label says.It is impossible to do when you’re in the bottle – just as it is impossible to figure out who you are when you are in your own head. Get out of your head. Find...

189. Staying in the bubble

With how our media, social networks and communities are structured these days, it is very easy to create our own safe bubble. It’s nice in the bubble. People we like are in the bubble. Those are people like us. They validate what we think and say and do. We talk about...

188. It’s never about the sunset

A friend shared with me that there is no exact moment of sunset. It sort of blew my mind. All those pictures I love to look at of the beautiful mix of reds, oranges, purples, and pinks in the sky above oceans or meadows are all the moments leading up to the sunset....