or many of us, our social plans are the source of relaxed interaction with others, a way for decompressing from the demands of life or, if one works alone, a way of reconnecting with the world. So what happens when you are ripe and ready for some fun or stimulating conversation and, suddenly, plans get canceled?
Sages around the world are saying that we are moving into a time, starting this fall, when the old ways of doing things will not serve us as they have in the past. We must be willing to awaken to new ways of thinking, being and doing.
In an age where texting and email reign as two of our main forms of interpersonal communication, letter writing is a novel experience for many people.
Octopusing is my way of describing when someone is going in too many directions or putting their attention towards too many things. This is a challenge many of us face in a busy, demanding world.
Some time ago I read a great, little article in a health journal* about procrastination – that dogged, dirty word that makes many of us want to hide in shame. In this proactive, accomplishment-driven world, procrastination is a painful visitation.