What To Do When You Don’t Know (And Why It’s Not As Scary As You Think)

Remember the story I shared a few weeks ago, about the old lady who came into the bank with $600,000 she had been hoarding in her mattress — and how we should be comfortable with “not knowing,” to make room for the unexpected to show up in our lives? Except, I realized later, it’s not that easy. From the time we start school around the age of five, we learn very quickly that there’s only one right answer — 2 + 2 = […]

Five Things That Are Rocking My Summer (2012)

Summertime is here and along with the rising temps, I feel like my world is expanding by leaps and bounds. Blockbuster movies aren’t my thing (though it was kind of fun to wear 3D glasses to watch The Amazing Spiderman) but here are a few of the books, projects and ideas that have me buzzing with excitement. 1. The power of vewy quiet. When I was growing up in Iowa, a trip to the library with my mom and sisters […]