Tag: learning from experience

23 Dec

What Festivus Can Teach Us About Managing Holiday Stress

So, it’s Festivus. At least according to Seinfeld. The original Festivus, happened whenever it was most needed. Yep, now works. Festivus, as formalized by Seinfeld, has three main components: the Aluminum Pole, the Airing of Grievances, and the Feats of Strength. And perhaps unsurprisingly for a holiday meant to be an alternative to the madness that [...]
04 Jun

Lessons in Control

A wise friend reminded me recently that the universe has a way of making sure you learn the lessons it wants to teach you. Two years ago, I had a baby. He was breech, which meant I had to have a c-section (I had wanted to have a hypnobirth). He didn’t gain weight, so I had to [...]