Defining Joy (One of many I fear)

In my previous post I shared that my goal is to find joy. I promised a definition of joy, and I’m going to give it a shot, although I have a fear that one post isn’t going to do it. Just in the past week I’ve started reading a book that has challenged some of and reinforced others of my thoughts, so this definition is a work in progress.   As I’ve reflected on my goal for the past six months or so, I’ve thought a lot about joy and what it means to be joyful. And how I could …

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Someone’s peepin’ on me…

I honestly do try to be hip with pop culture, and I think “peepin’” is a thing, but I honestly have no idea. In my head I’m always cool, and I hope many can hang with me. (Am I using that right?!) Goal setting is a groaner for almost everyone I work with. There is quite a bit of lip service, and a lot of discussion around goal-setting for students, but when it comes to adults, it seems that we set them and forget them. Or we set them without a ton of thought and then go on about business …

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Welcome to my Adventuring

Life is definitely an adventure, we can probably agree. I like to think of myself as an adventurer – but I haven’t been great at sharing my adventure or connecting with other adventurers. I’ve had other blogs. I’ve tried to share and have a voice, but I tried to hard to make that voice one of knowledge and wisdom and perfection. The longer I am on this adventure, the more I realize that I am rarely knowledgeable, wise, and certainly not perfect. I seek knowledge, wisdom, and have given up on perfect because I have gotten wise enough to know …

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