Pain Doesn’t Care Either…

There is a TV ad that drives me nuts! Worse than making me crazy, it runs constantly. Along with its siblings, it torments me. A constant reminder of the pain I’ve been dealing with since October 5, 2020. The message is clear. The Shingles virus doesn’t care… It doesn’t care what shape you’re in. It…

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The Problem with Solving Problems…

  The world is filled with problems. Big ones. Small ones. Some that seem easy to solve and some insurmountable. Problems are prolific. Inescapable. A fact of life. It’s adequate solutions that are in short supply. That might appear odd considering how much has been written about problems and problem-solving. But most of what’s been…

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An Unbroken Line

Some people think of time as a straight line. Unbroken. Continuous. A river of events and experiences flowing endlessly through time filled with individuals, relationships, choice, and chance. It’s beginning before written and oral tradition. Its end, unknowable. Envisioning time as a river makes sense to me. A metaphor that is rich in images of…

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Stress and Success… mSw Dec 2021 V12

  An industry professional messaged me recently with a question I probably would have answered very differently ten or fifteen years ago. He was looking for advice. Ways to cope with the continually escalating stress that has accompanied each of the thirty years of success he has enjoyed working as an automotive service professional. I…

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