Staying in the moment, but planning for the future

Staying in the moment, but planning for the future

I think there is a delicate balance between being mindful of living in the moment and the more cerebral task of planning for the future. A well-rounded person manages both aspects and combines them into each day, appropriately. The ebb

Don’t worry, be happy could make you live longer

Don’t worry, be happy could make you live longer

Bobby McFerrin released, ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’, in September of 1988. I had turned 18 earlier that year, graduated high school and decided to move out of my parents house. It was time to make it on my own terms,

Safe harbours & places of refuge when life gets stormy

Safe harbours & places of refuge when life gets stormy

If you have followed any of my social channels over the past few years, it might seem as if I project a positive, upbeat attitude. Let me be clear, that is not always how I feel. I try not to

The curse of Taurus the bull

The curse of Taurus the bull

I don’t live by the predictions of a daily horoscope. In truth, I’ve only looked at my zodiac sign description, maybe a dozen times in my whole life. But, every time I do, some of the words are burned into