The Power of Words

I grew up with the saying “sticks and stones will hurt your bones, but words won’t hurt you”. I don’t know about you, I disagree. I do understand that the saying was well meaning, I think the idea was to not let what others say have sway over us. Which is relevant in some circumstances.…

New Year possibilities

Welcome to the New Year. I wonder how you started your new year. I gave up staying up late on New Years eve a long time ago. On 31 December 2012 I started to new ritual which I relish. I watch the sunset on the ocean horizon with my family and go to bed early.…

Rainbows and resilience

It’s been a while. A good friend once defined an excuse as “the skin of a reason stuffed with a lie’. So I won’t offer excuses. I’ve been bogged down in urgent tasks both important and not so important. Now it’s past time to return to creativity and vitality. I am summonsing up courage to…