Riots Invite Future George Floyds

◼︎WORKING-CLASS POLITICS◼︎BLACK LIVES MATTER The press and social media are abuzz today as protests and riots break out across the country following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. We have them here in Cleveland, and even in sleepy Ft. Wayne where my husband grew up. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has declared an unprecedented … Continue reading Riots Invite Future George Floyds

Wisdom for Difficult Times

◼︎MIND, BODY & SOUL There's not much I can add. The wisdom & perspective in these videos speaks for itself. I hope they expand your mind and soothe your soul in these difficult times. David Allen: I Am Unreasonably Joyful Max Ehrmann: A Life Changing Poem for Hard Times Charles Bukowski: The Laughing … Continue reading Wisdom for Difficult Times

Two-Minute Tips for Turbulent Times

◼︎MIND, BODY & SOUL I needed this! I'm overwhelmed these days with the pressures of work. I was cleaning out my personal email this afternoon and stumbled upon the latest edition of David Allen's Productive Living Newsletter. It pointed to a series of quick videos offering very helpful and grounding advice under the title Two-Minute Tips … Continue reading Two-Minute Tips for Turbulent Times

Finding Peace in Difficult Times

◼︎MIND, BODY & SOUL These are hard times. As the COVID crisis enters its third month, millions are struggling with difficult feelings arising from cabin fever, loneliness (or overcrowding!), unemployment, debt, and more. Overshadowing everything is an eerie anxiety, a persistent nagging uncertainty over our basic survival. Will I get sick? Will I die? Will … Continue reading Finding Peace in Difficult Times