Goals for today

This post is simple. Perhaps too simple for these complex times; and written from a place of safety and privilege as I watch and listen to the turmoil of the world. Every day—weekday or weekend, work day or holiday, ordinary day or significant in some way—I hold on to the same goals. These quotidian goals … Continue reading Goals for today

This is self care

Self-care is critical right now. Three years after a change management experience in which I felt like a shunted  carriage in Thomas the Tank Engine, I am once again at the mercy of a university restructure. This time I have managerial responsibility for others who are facing redundancy. Supporting them is a good distraction from … Continue reading This is self care

Staying optimistic

When I mentioned to my kids last Friday morning that it was board game night, they both cheered. This response kept me happy all day. Playing together has been enjoyable for all of us. There have been other benefits: I am finding it easier not to win, something I have enjoyed most of my life. … Continue reading Staying optimistic