Am I Trapped in it?

Am I Trapped in it?

I’ve recently been caught up in a very difficult situation. I didn’t ask for this situation. I didn’t provoke it or invite it. But the situation has presented itself and I’ve chosen to help the person at the center of it asking for my help. As a result, I’ve been...
Assumptions About the Caregivers

Assumptions About the Caregivers

Assumptions are pervasive. So much so that we don’t even notice that we’re making them half the time. If you’ve been around me for a while now, this is not a new idea. But it’s only recently that I started realizing how many assumptions there are when it comes to...
Speak Your Truth

Speak Your Truth

I’ve had a lifetime of being told to be quiet. From an early age, I had opinions. Loud ones. My hard-wired nature emboldened me to speak up about them. That was especially true when it came to being told what to do. And even more especially true when I already knew...
It’s About The Audience, Silly

It’s About The Audience, Silly

Far too often, I hear presentations that are a complete waste of everyone’s time. That’s true for the people listening as well as for the presenter. They happen during meetings, at events, and any other place where people are giving presentations. The presenter is far...