I couldn’t wait for Jim to return home from his morning run, to show him what I had discovered. While blow drying my hair, with my head upside down, I glanced into our shower, and there it was. As plain as day. In one of the tiles in shower, a puppy’s face, staring back at… Continue reading The Puppy in the Shower
This journey has taken me many places, but ultimately it’s a journey to the heart. To my heart. As I described in my About section, Pique is a blog for those of us who are seeking personal transformation without personal tragedy. Those of us who have spent the first half of our lives achieving and… Continue reading Who We Are and Why We’re Here
We have become time masochists, robbing ourselves of the opportunity to live more meaningful lives. We live in sound bites. Tweets. Instant messages. We’re irked we have to wait 10 seconds to buy things with our new smart chip cards. I read recently that the average person’s attention span is less than three minutes, and… Continue reading Time to Think. Time to Feel. Time to Create.
Companies have advisory boards, why can’t people? Most of the companies I’ve worked for over the years have had either boards of directors or advisory boards, or both. Companies carefully curate a group of individuals with the knowledge and expertise they, the companies, need to be successful. This got me thinking. If I had a personal… Continue reading Who’s on Your Board?
It’s only fitting that I began my meditation practice in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Meditation is about letting go. Oddly, Tuscaloosa has become my place to let go. In August 2014, I left a piece of my heart there, when I dropped off my only child at college. Three weeks later, at Parents Weekend, I left my… Continue reading Taming the Monkeys: Unraveling the Mysteries of Meditation
I’ve reached that age where I fantasize about writing my younger self a letter. Now that I’ve done some living, I wish I could somehow impart some of my learnings, ok, my wisdom, on my younger self. I have thought about all the things I could have done differently, yet I have few regrets. (There… Continue reading Right Here. Right Now.