When I travel, I often bump into how much I don't even know what I don't know. As Ralph Crawshaw, a psychiatrist and champion of compassionate health care once said: "Travel has a way of stretching the mind." For example, until I actually visited Hawaii many years ago, I thought Aloha was a simple greeting, a fancy way to say "hello". After a few trips to the Big Island, I realized it was so much more. Aloha implies love, affection, peace, compassion and mercy. It's considere
I don't know about you, but navigating life can be baffling for me. Am I making the right choices? Why don't I already know that? Is my fear a "good" thing or a "bad" thing? Based on what I've learned so far, the answers to those three are: Yes, because all choices lead us to the next thing. "Why" is rarely a good intro to a question that has a satisfactory answer, not to mention, how could I possibly know everything?!? In my experience, when fear expands my life, it's "good"
About the Author
Barbara L Cummings, MS, RN,
the Mindful Maven, is a sassy Queen-ager, mentor, confidante and trusted guide who provides people with everyday life support.