2017 Year in Review

Let’s call this the Year of New Beginnings. I went into 2017 with two priorities: 1) to deepen my relationship 2) to deepen my practice of coaching Those priorities helped me stay focused on what was important to me in 2017, despite many competing obligations. 1) I met Tanya in November 2016, and we clicked […]

Overlap!

I’ve mentioned Overlap several times in this blog over the last five years, and I’ve always meant to do a more in-depth post about it, and it’s finally time to do that. The occasion of this post is that I attended my fifth Overlap retreat over Memorial Day weekend, and not only did I attend, […]

2016 Year in Review

After I pushed my limits physically and mentally last year, this year was a much quieter year – let’s call it the Year of Recovery. The big event for me personally in 2016 was that I had a traumatic bike crash on May 3rd. I was on a morning ride with some faster guys, and […]

Turning the page

I haven’t posted since the US election, as it didn’t feel right to engage with the abstract self-design questions I’ve been pondering without acknowledging the change in the world that I live in. Trump’s election was a shock to me. I saw the possibility (even 538’s models had him at a 1-in-3 chance on election […]

Camp Calm and meditation

I’ve been curious about meditation for years, but could never find a way to get started. It seemed both too easy (“I just sit there?”) and too intimidating (“empty my mind? become one with the universe?”). Earlier this year, my therapist recommended meditation to help address a challenge I was facing. I tried the Headspace […]