There Is No Because, Volume 24, #01

There Is No Because, Volume 24, #01

There Is No Because By Leslie Sann I’m upset because ___. There is no because. ~ Ron Hulnick  What if there’s no such thing as “I am upset because…” You’re just upset. We tend to blame something out there for our inner disturbance. Instead, you can be a finger...
White-It-Out, V23, #07

White-It-Out, V23, #07

White-It-Out By Leslie Sann We do not need magic to change the world; we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.  ~ J.K. Rowling Being human and all, I bet you sometimes get on the thought train to hell. Not fun. It...
Turning Worry into Wonder, V23, #07

Turning Worry into Wonder, V23, #07

Turning Worry into Wonder By Leslie Sann My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.  ~ Michel Montaigne There are many expressions representing the uselessness of worry. One is that it is a misuse of the imagination. Another is...
The Woman in Front of the Room, V22, #24

The Woman in Front of the Room, V22, #24

The Woman in Front of the Room By Leslie Sann And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself? ~ Rumi I did some traveling in December. On my return trip, I sat next to a young woman reading a book I had seen on a shelf at the airport. When I asked her...
Pebble in Your Shoe, V22, #22

Pebble in Your Shoe, V22, #22

Pebble in Your Shoe By Leslie Sann Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson John Lennon said, “Life is what happens when you are making other plans.” And I say, sometimes we don’t like it. Often we find ourselves complaining...
Not Broken, V22, #20

Not Broken, V22, #20

Not Broken By Leslie Sann You only know better once you know better. Sometimes a client will come into my office saying, “I need you to fix me,” or “I need you to help me fix this.” Fix what, I ask. What’s broken? My office (phone or in person) isn’t an...