Are we just peeing on trees?

I currently live in a home with two cats, but that’s me being more of  victim of circumstance rather than choice.  Cat shows up, it has babies, your kids go nuts – the story writes itself. Yet, when I was a child we were a dog family.  On the days we would pretend to be…

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The Importance of A Beautiful Space

Recently, I attended an Agile training class in downtown Seattle, close to Lake Union.  For those not from the area, don’t fret – the actual location is irrelevant. What matters is the design of the space and how it makes you feel. During a break, and then after the training was over, I took the…

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Find Awe and Be Present – It’s more important than goals

Many people ask me why or what kind of websites lifesparcs.com or HappyWisdom.com are? Eventually they end up jumping immediately to productivity something like Lifehacker or something like that. Yet, I’m not necessarily using goal achievement as my…well…goal of either of these efforts. It’s about happiness, which is attained through presence, which can be attained…

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Bring light into your world!

We’re currently having a storm in the northwest. We’ve got a lot of flashlights and candles about.  It makes me think how luck we are in the West, and how tough world we live in. Fear, as I covered in my first Sway presentation, is not conducive to goal creation or the pursuit of dreams….

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