After nearly 20 years of living and working in Manhattan, 9/11 happened. It was jolting and jarring and had a big impact on my life – both personally and professionally. The current emotional energy of COVID-19 brings me back to that time. While the events are completely different, the emotions are strikingly similar: fear, uncertainty, love, compassion, helplessness and urgency.(more…)
In the U.S., the average, one-way commute time is 26.1 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That means that most of us are spending over 200 hours a year in our cars or on some form of public transportation getting to and from work. That’s a lot of precious time that shouldn’t be wasted with road rage or subway fisticuffs. There is a better way that can actually transform your ride into a meaningful, and even mystical mobility. (more…)
As the blooms burst and birdsong replaces the silence of winter, spring is more than a metaphor for renewal. It’s the ultimate call to action framed by nature’s boundless reminders that change is powerful and within our reach.
Many of us think of spring as time to clean out the closet and take those clothes you haven’t worn for many seasons to your favorite local charity. Decluttering is a good ritual, but how about going beyond that this spring? Here are some ways to dig deeper for a more holistic spring cleaning for your life. (more…)