The Benefits of Boredom

The Benefits of Boredom

I get most of my news from Axios and Poynter Institute newsletters. Axios’ Finish Line is published late so we can end the day on a positive note. A recent Finish Line newsletter, “Why We Should Embrace Boredom,” confirms ideas I’ve also gotten...
Good News Potpourri

Good News Potpourri

We can all use some good news, not only these days, but every day. Here are my latest offerings. My News I have set up an author page on Amazon, a handy place where you can find information on all my books. Here’s the...
Comfort and Joy

Comfort and Joy

I teach people how to discuss sensitive issues and build consensus. They are more successful when they keep calm and avoid, or minimize, direct confrontation or “wrong making.” So some may think I’m unflappable. I actually feel deeply, but when...
Thanks and Another Sneak Peek from My Latest Book

Thanks and Another Sneak Peek from My Latest Book

Thanks for your feedback I appreciate all of you who replied to my last post about an audiobook dilemma. Special thanks to Chris Rogers, the best writer I know and a voracious consumer of both fiction and nonfiction. Even after writing an extensive reply, she took the...
Audio Book Dilemma

Audio Book Dilemma

The Need A friend asked me to please make an audio version of my latest book. He has “long Covid,” symptoms that continue indefinitely after a person is no longer infected with the virus. My friend has trouble reading text. Also, different people learn...
Inspiring Quotes

Inspiring Quotes

Here are some quotes that inspire me. I hope they will inspire, hearten or comfort you too: Where to put your energy  “Worrying is only praying for stuff you don’t want,”  Mildred Richards. But how do we drive those worrying thoughts out of our...