Fear kills creativity. One of the things I’ve found over the last few years with how quickly life seems to be changing is that many people I interact with are operating out of a deeply anxious space. They’re anxious about the health of relationships, their career track, their future. Anxiety kills creativity. Just picture this: […]
My mom has Parkinson’s. A little over ten years ago her body was behaving strangely. I remember it well because, at the time, my husband and I lived next door to my parents. I remember getting home from work and walking the dirt path that connected my backyard to theirs. I remember going into the […]
Recently, my older brother was in a bike accident. He wasn’t going to tell me about it (he hates to draw attention to himself or make a big deal out of things) but I heard the story from someone else and, of course, had a thousand questions. What happened? Are you okay? Were you wearing a helmet?
He was fine, he said. It wasn’t that big of a deal. But I kept pressing him to tell me the rest of the story, until finally he did.