Upper limits

Upper limits

A healthy directive I try to live by is: Feel all of your feelings. Feeling sad or aggravated are hard. We understand how staying with that feeling is difficult but necessary. Staying with the feeling reveals more about that feeling. I have worked through many issues...
Acclimating

Acclimating

It is summertime. I don’t know about you but I find it harder to work in the summer. I want to hike and bike and just play outside on the beautiful days. My routine is off and it is hard to adjust. This is also the time for summer vacations. Which are supposed to be...
Curiosity

Curiosity

We learn and grow from being curious. Curious about what we are thinking and why we are thinking that way. Curious about what we are feeling and why we are feeling that way. Curious about other people. Curious about plants, animals, life… Curiosity will give you...
Curiosity: Get past your fears

Curiosity: Get past your fears

How many times have you been curious about something but didn’t address it because you were afraid? This is a perfect time to think about why this is happening. It is hard to be strong and work through our fears. Our brain is there to protect us. If we are feeling...
Curiosity: Trial and error

Curiosity: Trial and error

Being curious about things that don’t work in your life will open you up to information and growth. Every day there are things that work and things that don’t work. I like to take time to acknowledge the things that did work by celebrating. And I take time look at the...
Curiosity: Open to learning

Curiosity: Open to learning

What is the purpose of life? That is the question I have often pondered. I feel one purpose is to continue learning. To do that you have to be open to learning. Be curious about everything. Once we start to think we know everything, learning stops. I try to find...
Curiosity: Seek out curious people

Curiosity: Seek out curious people

I am a curious person. I always have been. I am curious about people, nature, human interactions, just about anything. When I look at the people in my life they tend to also be curious. These people help me look at things in new ways. They are the people I call when I...
Curiosity: Why

Curiosity: Why

When it comes to life. We tend to stay on the same path even when we are not happy. We are wired that way. Our monkey brain keeps us safe. It thinks if we stay the course we will be safe. This may have been true in the caveman days. There were a lot of dangers....
Curiosity: Beginner’s mindset

Curiosity: Beginner’s mindset

I tried a few careers before getting back into film production. I got back in because I needed a quick fix. My marriage was breaking up. My creativity was at a low. Going back to film production was the easiest thing for me at the time. It worked. I got out of debt...