What was the best thing you learned about yourself this past year? And how will you apply that lesson going forward?

It turns out that I am really, really strong.

This year, I made one of those choices that made my lizard brain scream “you’re going to diiiiiiiiiie! nooooooo! don’t doooooooooo it!”

I waited until I was good [...]


How has a friend changed you or your perspective on the world this year? Was this change gradual, or a sudden burst?

Oh, so many choices here!

One friend has, through her own persistent clarity, shown me how many of my “rational” beliefs come down to fear.

By giving some very difficult feedback with great gentleness, a friend [...]


For Sean

My friend Sue says that you have to learn something three times: once with your head, once with your heart, and once with your gut.

One of the things it took me at least that many tries to learn about myself is dead simple: I am strong. I didn’t believe that when [...]