Got Untapped Strengths?

I'm a little bit obsessed with CliftonStrengths (formerly Strengthsfinder). It's an online assessment (with supporting books and programs) that helps you identify where your innate talents lie. Idea being that when you focus your time, energy and attention on your greatest potential, that you will be happier, more successful, etc etc. (Tapping into your untapped … Continue reading Got Untapped Strengths?

Let’s Talk About Not Talking

Had a dream last week about something that's currently going on in my personal life. I won't bore you with nonsensical details, but in the dream I was told NOT TO TALK ABOUT the situation for three weeks. Just let it rest...let it cool off for a while. Very specifically, for three weeks. Hugely challenging since … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Not Talking

Swearing for Pain Relief?

Now, I've never been a big fan of using "potty" words. But lately, I'm not so sure. A girlfriend of mine has been going through a hard time. Someone close to her is very sick, with a disease that's possibly terminal. Out of the blue my friend laughed and said, "We've been cursing and it's helping...a lot!" Hearing … Continue reading Swearing for Pain Relief?