How do I choose to be here?

“What led me to this place?” and “How do I choose to be here?” are a pair of questions that I make a practice of asking myself regularly.   I identified them many years ago in a conversation with two friends who were holding space for me as I talked through my tendency to self-blame when …

Any way you slice it, there are only so many hours

Picture a pie. Any pie. A fruit pie. A quiche. A pizza pie.  Not hungry? Okay. Picture a pie chart. Just, please, for me, choose some fun colours. Make it a joyful pie chart.  Now, imagine cutting your pie into 24 slices and serving up eight of those slices (just over a quarter of your …