The Perfect Summer Pairing

The Perfect Summer Pairing

Summer is officially here, which means the farmer’s market is flourishing.  Every year I marvel at the bounty of color-yellow & green squash, bright purple eggplants & rosy red tomatoes, just to name a few.  My Saturday morning farmers market visits often...
Niksen

Niksen

What? Niksen is Dutch for “nothing,” and it appears in this article, The Case for Doing Nothing. Being busy gets confused with being important and it’s causing us all issues, some of them major like burnout (especially for millennials), anxiety...
Nontraditional Exercise

Nontraditional Exercise

When I first read this Washington Post Wellness article, I admit I scoffed at the very notion of  “non-physical exercise.”  The author poses the question “could non-physical exercise or “exertion of daily living” offer the same benefits as regular physical exercise?”...
The Goldilocks Question

The Goldilocks Question

“Success doesn’t come from playing to your strengths.  It comes from playing your strengths in the right situations.”   This article references a study where co-workers rated their managers in four leadership areas:  taking charge, empowering others,...
Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

Sunshine and spring have finally made it to Virginia. Fresh strawberries, crisp lettuce & of course asparagus, just to name a few of my spring favorites. Spring brings a much greater appreciation for the simplicity of fresh, local food. The farmer’s market is...
EQ, PQ?

EQ, PQ?

We have been talking a lot about EQ, lately: self-awareness, self-management, be kind and empathize with others (always). But, what about PQ or BQ? I’m talking about physical or body intelligence. Recently I found myself saying to someone half my age: keep in...