Putting the “Well” in Our Mental Wellness

Sometimes things are not as they look. Granted, many sunsets from our street are beautiful (like this one), there’s also a lot going on "beneath the surface". Mud, dirt, pollution, predators, prey, death, and so on lie out of view. I point this out because, while the story isn't ours to share, mental health recently punched … Continue reading Putting the “Well” in Our Mental Wellness

Meditation on Living Playfully, It’ll Revolutionize Your Life

What comes to mind when you hear the word "play" or think of "playing"?  It's pretty normal to think it's something only kids do, it's slacking, it's a distraction, it's unproductive, it's immature, or it's a waste of time, as this is what society teaches us.  Do you want to hear a secret?  That's a … Continue reading Meditation on Living Playfully, It’ll Revolutionize Your Life

Life Lessons from Lisa: While Comparison/Competition Kills Joy, Celebration Increases Bliss

"Comparison is the thief of joy." - Theodore Roosevelt   I’m an umm, “passionate” Seahawks fan. Remember the best/worst Super Bowl of all time? When the Patriots dramatically beat my Hawks in February 2015? As the game was drawing to an end, Seattle’s team was behind and needed to drive the length of the field … Continue reading Life Lessons from Lisa: While Comparison/Competition Kills Joy, Celebration Increases Bliss