Let’s Talk About Boredom – Engage Blog

Let’s Talk About Boredom – Engage Blog

The other day I was doing a family Covid-check in call. During this particular conversation, we talked about feeling bored and agitated. I began to wonder why feeling bored makes us restless. I found a definition that characterizes being bored as feeling weary and...
Let’s Talk About Anger – Engage Blog

Let’s Talk About Anger – Engage Blog

     I maintain the belief that anger is the outward manifestation of inner fear. At least, that’s my truth. At its best, it’s a protective veneer that keeps everything beneath it contained and orderly. Unless or until there is a small crack in the surface, or an edge...
Connection – Engage Blog

Connection – Engage Blog

     I can’t decide whether my heightened sensitivity to others is a silver lining or a curse. The restrictions on my social circle dictated by the pandemic have provided me with opportunities for smaller gatherings and a more intense sharing of time. Along with that...
The Sweet Spot – Engage Blog

The Sweet Spot – Engage Blog

     I am blessed with an energy that invites others to confide in me. I know that my natural state, the one when I feel grounded and connected, is one of receptivity. I unknowingly convey to others that it’s safe to reach out to me. I’m the one, even when lost in a...
What Really Matters – Engage Blog

What Really Matters – Engage Blog

     I recently spent a few days lakeside with a dear friend. We curated our own writers’ retreat, complete with meditation, yoga, and homemade vegan meals. Our conversations were about anything and everything. Stream-of-consciousness dialogues. About our dreams, our...
Friendships – Engage Blog

Friendships – Engage Blog

     The beauty of deep female friendships is that we never run out of things to talk about. I fondly remember a seven-hour drive to a health resort with a girlfriend, five days of shared meals, classes, and hikes, and another seven-hour drive home. When I pulled into...