Monthly: January 2015

Resilience Myth #3: The Awesome Work Ethic

In the last post, we looked at the resilience Myth #2:  “I'll evade burnout with careful time management.” So stop and think for a moment about what an amazing (and sustainable) weekly* calendar would look like when you opened it in the morning.  For me?  Here are a few key indicators of a damn good life that can stay that way: There is space around the things on it. -- What does a spacious life look and feel like?  (pretty awesome, really.) Many time blocks are big. -- There is time to dive deep in between the getting in and climbing out. There are multiple sections in purple

Staying Resilient in 2015: The Biggest Myths — Myth #2

In the last post we looked at Myth #1: “I just need to work out a more balanced life.” To give you one more idea around this one, Robert Grudin, who is one of my favorite thinkers, wrote in his book on time, "On this subject it is striking to note how many individuals pursue, outside of their own professions and with a kind of rebellious delight, hobbies that are no more than personalized forms of work.  This suggests that one of the hidden desires of humanity, provoked by the inward clamor of unused potentialities, is the dream of work in freedom..." So