74 ways to push the reset button.

When things aren’t working, even the tiniest time-out = magic. Yesterday things were very much not working, so I ended up making a list of the various ways available to me when I need to push the reset button. Here it is. Reset! Let’s see. You could… Take...

Retroactive Emergency Vacation

It’s story time today. Ten years ago this May. I don’t want to write about this. And definitely not in the mood to go into all the details. So. Ignoring the mechanisms, the how and why of my world falling apart, some relevant pieces: In May of...

Not getting rid of it. Replacing it.

The message I got from my brain yesterday (my post-flailing newly-descrambled charged-up brain) was as follows: Replace worry. To which I said, huh? And then I got this: Replace worry with curiosity. Curiosity. I like this so much. And here’s why. It’s...

The Secret Life of Burnout

Right now it seems like most of my friends and clients are in various stages of that uncomfortable, unpleasant, overwhelming thing that is being completely burnt out. Burnout. Ugh. Being in it is sucky and terrible. We know that. From ridiculous amounts of experience....