Personal Transformation: The Lesson of the Dragonfly

Personal Transformation: The Lesson of the Dragonfly

Personal Transformation: The Lesson of the Dragonfly In many cultures the dragonfly symbolizes change and transformation, adaptability, maturity, illumination, wisdom, clarity, poise, strength, and happiness. In Japan, the dragonfly is associated with autumn and...
Transitions: How to Grow Through Life’s Changes

Transitions: How to Grow Through Life’s Changes

Transitions: How to Grow Through Life’s Changes As summer gives way to autumn, nature’s handoff between the seasons reflects a perennial truth about life. We are all constantly navigating change and transitions.  “It is when we are in transition that we are most...
10 Things to Do During Your Autumn Years

10 Things to Do During Your Autumn Years

10 Things to Do During Your Autumn Years There’s so much to love about autumn and so much to learn from it too. Autumn is a metaphor for life. The Autumn Years The autumn years are the later years of a person’s life. Traditionally, this period was marked by retirement...
Acornology: A Lesson in Overcoming Self-Doubt

Acornology: A Lesson in Overcoming Self-Doubt

Acornology: A Lesson in Overcoming Self-Doubt I happened upon this little story of the acorn that has been told many times and interpreted in different ways. Most interpret the story to be about personal transformation, growth and becoming. And it is that. However,...
It’s Time to Ditch Being a Perfectionist

It’s Time to Ditch Being a Perfectionist

It’s Time to Ditch Being a Perfectionist “In nature, nothing is perfect, and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” ~Alice Walker I am a recovering perfectionist. I’ve come a long way from where I started on...