In My Own Time

As I fumble around trying to find my stride mid-life, I am beginning to remember with awe and respect that leisurely automatic setting my life once had. How I used to take time like it was abundant, and how that time gave way to imagination and curiosity and restoration of the soul.

Why I Won’t Work Harder

Working hard is a standard directive issued from the American success psyche, particularly for those from an immigrant family. I was driven by this idea in my career for years, but I’ve begun to change. Working harder is no longer my de facto position for growth or fulfillment.