4.180 Weak coffee

Stronger is supposedly better. Our culture values physical strength, emotional toughness and sturdy building materials. We even want our coffee strong – the darker, the better. I learned recently that some manufacturers dark roast coffee to compensate for the...

4.179 Being authentic

Authenticity has become an overused buzzword which is a real shame because it’s an important word. I believe we all want to live and be authentic. Having the word take on a superficial, surface level meaning robs it of its depth. That’s what going mainstream...

4.178 Capacity for the good

My childhood gave me many opportunities to learn resilience, strength and steadfastness. I learned to swim against the current. Muster up courage to deal with hard consequences. Be resourceful and find the good enough solution. Brace myself for the other shoe to drop....

4.177 Accessing another me

I had a task at work today for something I hadn’t done before. I felt stuck and thought it would take me another 2 hours to do which was a real down since it was already 5PM. Sometimes I do wacky things and like to trick my brain. I thought it wouldn’t...

4.176 You will never get there

You will never get “there.” These words came to me on my walk to work today. The words were not speaking of my destination that was 50 minutes away. Instead, they were speaking of my BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal). It wasn’t Negative Nelly speaking....