When we get frustrated sometimes we make things worse instead of better. And in this teachable moment with my son, I learned as much as I taught.
It’s not your job to make my day. It’s your job to make your own day.
A classic case of “brain elves”—aka cognitive biases—at work.
When does parenting become too much parenting?
I wanted my brain to understand the hypocrisy resident inside.
Leading people is hard. Why? Because people are messy and complicated, weird and wonderful.
When my ego wages war, I must be kind.
It’s funny. Sort of.
My husband can run farther and faster than me. But, that doesn’t mean he’ll run AWAY from me.
What have you discovered a newfound appreciation for lately?
On Las Vegas, a little black dress, and yearning to be something I’m not.
We can choose our response to the situation. We can decide what we do next.
Scarce resources ignite our lizard brains—and make nice people mean.
The spotlight effect leads us to mistakenly conclude that others are thinking about us, our actions and words, far more than they really are. Have you felt it?
Even if we don’t get the joke, just because others are laughing our faces want to smile and laugh too.
The key is to know how to fail successfully.