“In the mind of the expert, they say there are very few possibilities but in the beginner’s mind, there are infinite possibilities .”
My almost 2 year old daughter is fearless! No matter the danger, she is willing to try everything. “I DO IT MYSELF!” is frequently heard at a volume of 11 around our house, in the backyard, and in local parks as she tries to do things that seem way too difficult from my “expert” perspective as her father. My 4 year old son is a little different.
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It’s a beautiful Sunday morning in early April in the Pacific Northwest and I’m well aware that we got lucky. I’m about to bike an organized 100km for the first time with a training partner of mine. I wake up at 5am, make coffee, and start to check things off of my list of “to dos”. Continue reading “Are You a Worrier? Me Too!: How Worrying Can Help Us and Hurt Us”
The great Winston Churchill is known for the famous quote: “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often”. Churchill had a way of cutting right to the chase while connecting with a whole lot of people. There’s a lot
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Since posting my last entry on mindfulness, I’ve had a few conversations about how frustrating mindfulness can be. These aren’t the first discussions I’ve had about the difficulties surrounding the practice of mindfulness. I’ve brought it up
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