Today, on his birthday, I'm honoring Dad with mindfulness.
If you don't have a sense that you're in control of your destiny, it's hard to develop executive skills.
So much of the material out there on giftedness talks about caring for your gifted child. But how do you care for an exceptionally gifted parent?
In which I use metaphor to try to address the awkwardness of the term "gifted," the better to get to the point in later posts.
So this is what it looks like when half the country experiences collective disintegration.
I hereby announce the opening of my page on Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration.
My Facebook feed has been dominated by two types of comments of late: my lefty friends are arguing about whether to vote for Clinton or Stein, while my more centrist friends, recalling those infamous 537 votes in Florida in 2000, are frantically posting articles with titles like “Think really, really, really hard before voting for … Continue reading Using Core Concerns to Help Dump Trump
Creative professionals often talk about how you can't wait for inspiration, and this is true. You have to work even when you don't have inspiration if you really want to complete a project. And what of the times when you do have inspiration, but you can't devote that time to your creative project? I mentioned … Continue reading Working With Inspiration’s Schedule
Dad loved the Upper Peninsula and the Great Lakes, especially Superior.
My first memory of the Olympic Games is of the medal podium I built during the Seoul Olympics on the floor of our kitchen. The gold medal platform was my parents' largest pot, turned upside down, with a couple saucepans on either side for silver and bronze. We have always watched the Olympics in my … Continue reading A Glimmer of Humanity in the Olympic Machine