Lifelong Learning Puzzles

Life gives us lots of choices and challenges for learning.

Puzzles.

Life gives us lots of choices and challenges for learning.

Puzzles.

But they aren’t the kind of puzzles that come packaged in a box with all the pieces you need ready and waiting to be fitted together.   Continue reading “Lifelong Learning Puzzles”

Solstice End of Year Reflection: What’s Really Important?

This has been a hard year.

My mom was diagnosed with ALS in February, followed by two feeding tube surgeries, a move back east and rapidly progressing symptoms. My big brother had a bad fall with complications. One sister needed a brain surgery and still needs neck surgery.

And yesterday, the longest night of the year, I’d started my year in review that often morphs into  me beating myself up about all the things I didn’t accomplish that I intended to, like:

  • only 16 blog posts/28 newsletters instead of 52
  • no speaking gigs
  • just a few books sold and no marketing plan
  • still piles and piles of mama’s files to be gone through
  • no LifeSPARKS course completed
  • my messy, messy house

The list of what didn’t get done, or done well, could go on and on.   Continue reading “Solstice End of Year Reflection: What’s Really Important?”