Sensing the Unknown

Take a look at this picture. Notice anything unusual about it? Do you know what is in the jar after looking at the picture, or is the content still unknown?

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Our (Changing) Rules of Engagement

Much of what used to know about the rules of engagement is simply not true anymore, thanks to the pandemic. Some of what you used to know is no longer

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A Case of Exploding Eggs

In April, I wrote a post about high achievers hitting low points during the pandemic. In May, I almost burned down our house, leaving boiling eggs on the stove. This

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Are you wearing pants?

My husband tipped me off to an apparently popular question being asked during work conference calls these days: “Are you wearing pants?” This joke goes to the heart of the

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“Things Should Be Different”

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 10 of 10. What do you do when you feel stuck in a situation that is unfair, or seems completely wrong? “Things should be different!”

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Restless While Waiting? Do this.

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 9 of 10. Can you recall what it feels like to sit in a waiting room? A waiting room could be literal or metaphorical: …

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When to Take the Easy Path

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 8 of 10. Many of us a struggling now, amid this crazy pandemic, figuring out how we can be good at everything-at-once: working, parenting, taking

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Recalculating

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 7 of 10. In recent posts, I’ve been drawn to introspection: REcognition (and embarrassment), REcovery (and comeback), and now – REcalculating, the idea I borrowed

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What’s Not Broken

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 6 of 10. Wisdom comes at the expense of having broken something important – friendships, habits, glasses, heels, codes, hearts, dishes, connections… So, it’s logical

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When We Can’t Bulletproof Our Lives

“Coping During Coronavirus” Series, Part 5 of 10. This topic keeps coming up in NYC after 9/11, after all the school shootings, and hurricanes, literal and metaphorical. Now, during a

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