The Humanity of Forgiveness

One of my most potent learning experiences came from an inspiring professor in a university class simply titled Disability Studies.   It would have been more appropriately titled, Humanity…and Disabilities Studies, because her unflappable linguistic commitment to speaking about “people with disabilities”, rather than “disabled people”, still deeply moves and informs me.   She also didn’t…

Getting Off the Line

I think we can agree that we’ve all had a day – or a week – where we can’t seem to shake the funk, yes? Sure…sometimes there’s nothing we have to do about it – other than to simply BE with whatever arises. That said, if you had a tool to shake the disempowering context, wouldn’t you want it? One approach I use…

The Work-Life Balance Myth

I recently had the privilege of leading a mindfulness talk, titled Mindfulness for Life-Work Balancing, to a group of leaders from a Houston-based education collaborative. These leaders were mainly coordinators and managers from various educational service centers and schools. Within minutes of meeting the group it was evident that each leader was dealing with an exponentially full…