“Adaptive work is difficult work. And when it takes the form of an organizational change, it can easily get out of hand and fail. As you have surely experienced yourself, in a process like this there is disequilibrium and tension, people perceive loss and react in varying ways, different factions emerge and take positions, […]
Originally posted on word and silence:
I’ve been trying for ages to write about a friend from many years and cities and jobs ago, and the questions that have always…
New constellations, new visions of the sky, new life! How small and precious our lives are, aren’t they? How we move like fast stars with our stories and visions. It’s … Continue reading Need to be reminded of the big picture? Check out the stars as seen from the earth, thousands of years into the future!
Writers, artists, dancers, dreamers — we make a difference in the world! Let your voice rise up, share your authenticity, challenge authority, and lift others up with you! Here’s inspiration … Continue reading Art Matters! Never let yourself be silenced, by your own doubt or by others!
Originally posted on 800 Recovery Hub Blog:
We know that substance abuse disorders carry a stigma. But when is a stigma something even worse? Substance abuse has created a public health…
Here’s a beautiful Ted Talk about the ravages of addiction, the courage of coming out (of whatever closet holds us in the dark, including shame about the medical issue of … Continue reading The power of compassion in recovery: let go of the lie of shame
The Medicine Wheel is a sacred Native American system for understanding our connection to nature, the divine and our life path. With respect and gratitude, I’ve taken the basic architecture … Continue reading Mapping your inner and outer path using the Medicine Wheel