Category Archives: Emotional intelligence

Why Analytical Thinking Gets Us Into Trouble

There’s a big difference between the analytical thinking we do with our personal minds and accessing wisdom. In a prep call for the July 2015 Wholeness Hangout, Judy Sedgeman made a cogent observation about the relationship between insecurity and analytical … Continue reading

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If Everyone Is Whole, How Come It Feels Like We’re Not?

Judy Sedgeman and I had a lovely conversation on the Wholeness Hangout today, which pointed over and over again to the innate health and wholeness of every human being. And it occurred to me that we don’t always experience it … Continue reading

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We Make Meaning Moment by Moment

I recently reread Viktor Frankl’s classic Man’s Search for Meaning. I was struck by the difference between getting preoccupied with the idea of a meaningful life and being engaged moment to moment in making life meaningful.

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The Paradox of Getting It Right: Decision-making Revisited

What does it mean to get decisions right? What is our responsibility when it comes to making the best decisions we can? And who’s in charge anyway? A meditation on our shared human dilemma and a tiny perspective on choosing … Continue reading

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The Wisdom You Seek Is in You

Wisdom is not something external to you. It is part of the fabric of your being. Inspired by a conversation with Steve Adair and Tony Fielder during the Wholeness Hangout on June 12, 2015. Click here to watch the replay … Continue reading

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