early spring in NC

Well-Being Can Flourish in the Absence of Noise

In the absence of noise, well-being can flourish. Yet absence implies the loss of something. This reminds me that with every loss there’s a gain and with every gain there’s a loss. I encountered an unexpected silence all around me the day my precious Bubba Boy left this world. It wasn’t that he’d been noisy Read more about Well-Being Can Flourish in the Absence of Noise[…]

Communication With Tolerance Allows For Emergence of Meaningful Solutions

Communication occurs nonverbally even in silence because it is impossible to not communicate.  But a culture of silence is costly and erodes relationships. Even in dialogue, it is easy to be impatient and indignant with views that oppose your own. Well-intended communication can be easily misunderstood. If you want folks to talk with any hope of Read more about Communication With Tolerance Allows For Emergence of Meaningful Solutions[…]