Dear Paddling Magazine Editorial Team:
The path of least resistance. This phrase continues to pop up for me: in articles I read about career paths, during a conversation about writing, in a news snippet on the radio. What does it mean?
This was not an easy one to write and I know that makes me part of the problem. I’m here to correct that. My first foray into advocacy for mental health involved raising $2,000 for The Brookline Center, now called the Brookline Community Mental Health Center.
Note: There is language visible in some of the photos – all of which are mine – that is potentially not suitable for work or for children. I am one of the lucky ones.
I have time. I have time to sit and think about how the previous year worked from a business perspective. I don’t need to fall into the trap of plowing through tasks from one year to the next without pausing to evaluate what worked well and what didn’t. I have time to celebrate the winsContinue reading “3 Lessons from my Second Year in Business”
Snippets of conversation overheard followed by derisive snorts and unflattering comments. Do I speak up now? Do I shield the ears of the nearby children from those harmful words, no matter at whom they’re directed? Or do I not rock the boat and remain silent?
The headlines from Flint, Michigan and the First Nations communities across Canada had me wondering what was being done to improve the quality of water here and across the globe. This is my initial foray into understanding what’s happening. (Yes, I’m late to the game.)
THANK YOU. You’ve visited this site more than 26,000 times in 2016. You’ve liked, shared, and commented on Facebook. You’ve shared the love, replied, and retweeted on Twitter. And you’ve supported me with more than 8,600 likes and comments on Instagram. Here’s what you read this year:
It’s time, time for a night outdoors to clear the barrage of bad news out of my head for a few hours: jaw-dropping soundbites, careless salvos of false information shot off into the ether for billions to read in wonderment and disbelief.