6 Ways To Find Your Inner Genius

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From the Huffington Post, July 28, 2015 I’m reading Walter Isaacson’s latest book, The Innovators. It took me three weeks to get past page 20. Reading the early chapters took on epic proportion as every night I plowed through two or three pages trying to understand what in the world these innovators were trying to accomplish. […]

Vulnerability and the Art of Family Maintenance

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As published in The Huffington Post, January 6, 2015 I was walking the dogs with my daughter-in-law while on our family’s winter ski vacation, and we happened on a discussion of the three most serious stressors in life. In the freezing afternoon, as the sun and the barometer were dipping, Carli and I were trying […]

The Path to Creative Living: Be Vulnerable

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I heard Dr. Brene Brown give a speech on the topic of vulnerability in a TEDTalk. She made the point that to be vulnerable is to have real strength and not just the old-fashioned muscle strength. From personal experience, Dr. Brown related that getting in touch with her extensive emotional palate allowed her to realize a […]

Bucket Lists and Other Bliss

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Here’s a potential for my bucket list: I’ve always wanted to do stand up comedy. Hasn’t everybody? But when do you decide that you have become so fearless that you can get in front of strangers and make a fool out of yourself? Probably just thinking about it gives you the willies. Well, there is […]