Coincidentally, shortly after posting an article about ending relationships gracefully, "Pretty Wings", a beautiful song by the artist Maxwell, played continuously on the radio. Seeing this occurrence as an example of synchronicity, I pondered on the song's meaning. As I reflected, ideas about chemistry, relationship incompatibility and Carl Jung’s theory of psychological types came to my consciousness. Why? Let’s go on a journey….
Saturday, July 20, 2019
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I enjoyed Disney’s The Lion King (2019). Even though major aspects of the movie stayed true to the 1994 original, the movie felt fresh because I noticed new motifs. Specifically, the importance of mindfulness is illustrated in Simba’s journey. How? Let’s talk about it….
Monday, July 08, 2019
Recently, a colleague told me about a co-worker who abruptly quit. The office manager worked overtime to reshuffle workloads to make sure customer deadlines were met. Everyone was stressed. It is considered a courtesy to give employers a two-weeks notice before leaving a job. In the heat of the moment, professionalism was put on the back burner for various reasons. Still, at the end of all relationships, including professional ones, there is a right way to walk away. How? Let’s go on a journey….
Thursday, July 04, 2019
In a previous post, we discussed the benefits of writing and implementing personal mission, vision and values statements. The next step is belief. A popular 1980’s Academy Award winning song explores the power of belief. The song is "Flashdance…What a Feeling" written by Giorgio Moroder, Keith Forsey and Irene Cara; The movie is Flashdance. Let’s go on a journey….
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Sunday, June 30, 2019
The power of choice is a recurring theme in motivational speeches. "The choices we make dictate the life we lead. To thine ownself be true." is my favorite quote from Shakespeare's Hamlet. Our life is full of choices. At the same time, life often presents challenging situations which are beyond our control. We cannot always decide what happens to us, but we can control how we respond.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
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If you enjoy online learning, I recommend Open Yale Courses (OYC).
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Saturday, January 19, 2019
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo retrieved from Wikipedia
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day, also known as the MLK Day, is an American federal holiday which is observed annually on the third Monday of January. As a spokesperson for civil rights and justice, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a central figure of the civil rights movement. After his death, labor unions, politicians and leaders from all walks of life rallied to make his birthday a national holiday. President Ronald Reagan signed the bill into law on November 2, 1983.